How to apply

Our assessment process

Whichever opportunity you’re applying for at White & Case, discover more about the process and get advice to make the best impression in your application.

We use Rare Recruitment’s Contextual Recruitment System, allowing us to put applicants’ backgrounds into context. You can also note any reasonable adjustments you might require on our application forms.

Explore your assessment path

Click on the vacancy name below to see the full details of each assessment process.

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When it’s time to apply, complete our online application form. Join us and make a mark.

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What to expect in your interview


video interview

Video interview

During the video interview, you’ll answer three questions. You’ll have 15 seconds to prepare for each question and 90 seconds to answer. Before you answer the questions, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a practice question to help you feel more at ease.

phone interview

Telephone interview

The telephone interview (for applicants applying directly for a training contract only) is 30 minutes in length. It’ll be with a member of our Early Careers Legal Recruitment and Development Team, and the questions will focus on the competencies we look for in our trainee solicitors.

in-person interview

Face-to-face interview

This is your opportunity to meet with the Early Careers Legal Recruitment and Development Team, associates and partners. During the interviews, we want to hear about your experiences so far and why you’re interested in a career in law. We also want to know why you’re interested in joining White & Case. You’ll be given the opportunity to ask any questions you have.


Interview tips

Whichever opportunity you’re applying for, learn how to prepare yourself for an upcoming interview.

Commercial awareness

During our assessment process, we want you to demonstrate your commercial awareness. Get tips and advice on how to do it well.

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