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    (Original post by mclawyer)
    From experience, I know that my firm equally targets KCL and Sheffield.
    May i ask what your firms opinion is on Bristol vs Kings vs UCL? Thanks
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    (Original post by Underd0g)
    http://www.chambersstudent.co.uk/Law/WebExtras/16

    Scroll down to the bit where it says:

    "The firm actively targets the following universities: Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Kings, Leicester, LSE, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton, Queens University Belfast, UCL, Warwick and York."

    While I am not in any way suggesting that firms stringently recruit from a specific group of universities each and every academic year, I am alluding to the fact that going to a specific university - as per the OP's question - can significantly increase your chance of obtaining a TC at a law firm.

    One very well may obtain a TC having gone to a 'lesser' university as it were, though statistically speaking, this tends to be the very rare exception rather than the rule.


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    Thank you for posting that because it is the only I have ever seen anyone in law firm recruitment refer to target universities. Obviously Baker & McKenzie ar an atypical firm. I don't think anyone compiling a list of top universities or a list of top law schools would come up with precisely that list, however "top" was defined. I would be interested to know whether York was on that list before it acquired a law school and if not what got them on to the list. I would also be interested in what they had against Cardiff, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow and Queen Mary.
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    (Original post by NoGoodOnesLeft)
    May i ask what your firms opinion is on Bristol vs Kings vs UCL? Thanks
    All are good universities. In our trainee intakes you will always find a good number of trainees who have attended those universities.
 
 
 
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