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Bristows Application Process

Here is a step-by-step guide of the Bristows application process. 

Stage one

The first step of the application is to complete an application form, which is then reviewed by the trainee recruitment team. Bristows recruits on a rolling basis, so you should submit your application as soon as possible. The firm does not do any psychometric testing and prefers to offer a series of interviews. 

Stage two

The first one is a video interview, where you will have to answer a few questions within an allotted time frame. The next interview is with a partner and a senior associate. This one will be in person, and you will get a tour of the firm by current trainees. A further interview will take place with two partners from the trainee committee. There will also be a written exercise. 


Some tips from Bristows for the video interview include: make sure your background is clear and not distracting, dress like the interview is in person, find somewhere quiet and focus on the camera rather than yourself. For the in-person interviews, make sure you arrive early and prepare some questions to ask the interviewers.