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20 | 09 | 2022


The 85 students of Master's Degree of La School of Law of the University have participated in a conference of training in tools to prepare the selection processes of law firms.

To provide students with the appropriate tools and the necessary information to face the selection processes of law firms. This is the main goal of the Career Week recently organized by the Career Services-Career Services of the School of Law, in which the 81 students of Master's Degree of Access to the Legal Profession, advisory service Fiscal, Law of business and Digital Law have participated. 

The conference of training took place in classrooms 6 and 7 of the Alumni building, the headquarters of postgraduate program in Madrid. Representatives of the different firms have been there, who, in several sessions, have been in charge of teaching the students the most important things to know when facing a new job. selection processThe sessions included: how to prepare a resume, what professional profiles each law firm is looking for, how to face an interview, what the lawyer's professional degree program is like, dynamics of group and personality and psycho-technical tests. 

Representatives from different firms taught the students the most important aspects of dealing with a selection process

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Antonio Guillén, student of Master's Degree in Law of business, and Javier Cabezas, student of the double Master's Degree of Access to the Legal Profession and Business Law. business

partnership of the firms: 21 firms participate in the conference

Professionals from twenty-one law firms participated in this edition: Ashurst, Pérez Llorca, Allen & Overy, Hogan Lovells, Cuatrecasas, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters, DLA Piper, Uría Ménendez, Latham and Watkins, GA_P, Cases & Lacambra, White &case, Garrigues, EY, Bird & Bird, CMS, Dentons, Ramón y Cajal, Écija, Deloitte and the signature Research FB Consultores.

Being able to learn about the inner workings of the offices from the professionals who work there, the proximity and the personalized attention as well as the possibility of resolving doubts are the issues most valued by the students who attended this week of training. 

"One of the things I liked the most is the proximity and willingness to assist students. You financial aid you a lot when deciding in which office you would like to work and prepare your selection process", says Antonio Guillén, student Master's Degree in Law business, from the National Autonomous University of Honduras.

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Inés Pou, a student of Master's Degree of advisory service FIscal, attends one of the sessions of training

Javier Cabezas, from Costa Rica, is a former student of the University of Navarra and participated in the conference as student of the double Master's Degree of Access to the Legal Profession and Law of business. "They are professionals who are patient when it comes to assisting students, in addition to the personalized attention they give us and the availability to resolve all subject doubts. These conference help you a lot to know how the Departments of Human Resources work and are a added value to our training of Master's Degree", he adds. For Inés Pou Chapa, a former student of School Law and student of the double Master's Degree Access to the Legal Profession and advisory service Fiscal, the highlight of this week of training is the direct attention with the professionals of the law firms. "It is the professionals themselves who tell you what they are looking for and prepare you. In this way, you can better choose where to direct your professional degree program , which subject office may fit you better." 

"These conference help you immensely to learn how Departments Human Resources works and are a added value to our training from Master's Degree"

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María Rodríguez Acosta, from Allen & Overy, in a moment of the conference, and Alicia Bermejo, student of Master's Degree in Digital Law.

María Rodríguez Acosta, a lawyer at Allen & Overy, agrees with Inés on her evaluation . "These conference of training help us above all to get to know the students, to put a face to them, and to see the interest they have in our firm. They are very useful conference that help us to better define the professional profiles we are looking for. We get to know them personally, we see how they respond and we lend them financial aid and training to face a selection process". 

Alicia Bermejo, a native of Cuenca, studies the Master's Degree in Digital Law, after studying the Degree in Law at the University of Castilla La Mancha. "What I value most about these sessions is being able to get to know in a close way the professionals who work in the firms and that they share directly the information that they will require in their selection processes and the way their teams work".