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Something about whether a legal principle would help or hurt a client.

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They didn't want a legal analysis, but rather wanted to know what you think would make the client better off financially, regardless of the law.

Why do you want to work at Clifford Chance?

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What are some current issues within the legal industry which may be of a concern for law firms?

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What commercial story has interest you in the FT recently?

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And: say in one word why we should hire you.

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"What are your three weakneses?"

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Unexpected as it's quite a clichéd question: if you were having a dinner party and could invite seven people living or dead, who would you invite.

Which module did you particularly enjoy during your degree?

The HR interview was usual generic questions, though they did ask me if I was applying/interviewing/had offers elsewhere which I think was a bit cheeky. otherwise nothing out of the blue. The partner one revolved around a scenario-based question where they posed a situation that a client wants to complete on a contract really quickly and your supervisor is out. what do you do? other questions related to my CV.

Talk about a deal which BLP were involved in which has caught your attention

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