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Fieldfisher's innovative early talent recruitment approach successful at The AllAboutLaw Awards 2022

23/03/2022

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The firm has been recognised for its early career opportunities and graduate recruitment practices, which seek to encourage a range of talent from diverse backgrounds to foster a positive environment for young lawyers to learn and develop.
 
Fieldfisher's early talent recruitment approach has been recognised at the AllAboutLaw Awards 2022, winning the award for Most Sustainable Recruitment Process and scoring highly in other areas including events, training contracts, vacation schemes, culture and assessment process.
 
The AllAboutLaw Awards showcase the best law firms in the UK and recognise the quality of opportunities for aspiring solicitors, such as vacation schemes and training contracts, as well as the achievements of early talent teams for their marketing and recruitment efforts.
 
The awards are based on the opinions of current aspiring solicitors in the UK, who were asked to select which firms they thought were the best.
 
Competing against other City law firms, Fieldfisher has been recognised in the following categories:
 
1. Winner - Most Sustainable Recruitment Process
2. Recognised Excellence - Best Events
3. Recognised Excellence - Most Sustainable Recruitment Campaign
4. Highly Commended - Best Law Firm
5. Highly Commended - Best Training Contract
6. Highly Commended - Best Vacation Scheme
7. Highly Commended - Best First Year Opportunities
8. Highly Commended - Best Culture
9. Highly Commended - Best Recruitment Campaign
10. Highly Commended - Best Website & Social Media
11. Highly Commended - Best Access to Lawyers
12. Highly Commended - Best Assessment Process
13. Highly Commended - Most Inclusive Assessment Process
 
The AllAboutLaw Awards takes place annually and the awards were announced virtually in 2022, as part of AllAboutLaw’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability.
 
Commenting on Fieldfisher's success, Sarah Donoghue, Early Careers Recruitment and Development Manager at Fieldfisher said:
 
"We are thrilled to have been recognised by these awards, which are all the more important to us because they reflect the views of the talented individuals we seek to attract to our firm.
 
"Our recruitment process is key to attracting high performing students from the most diverse range of backgrounds, which allows us to hire the best talent, with the widest range of experiences and perspectives to foster a positive and inclusive culture and best serve our clients."
 
Jack Denton, the co-founder of AllAboutLaw, said:
 
"I am delighted about the achievements of Sarah and the Early Careers team at Fieldfisher. The awards recognise firms whose career opportunities are perceived well by aspiring solicitors.
 
"We also celebrate the dynamism of Sarah and the team, who conduct an excellent marketing campaign and recruitment process. Congratulations to all at Fieldfisher!"
 
About Fieldfisher
 
Fieldfisher is a European law firm built around its people. We are a full-service firm with market-leading practices in technologyfinancial services, energy and natural resources and life sciences.
 
Our network of more than 1,700 expert people spans 26 offices in 11 countries, including our US and China locations, acting alongside our international partner firms, enabling us to advise clients around the world with seamless efficiency and dedication across time zones and disciplines.
 
A Times Top 20 Law Firm, we are highly commended by the European Financial Times Innovative Lawyers rankings and repeatedly nominated for awards in areas including M&Adispute resolutionpublic and regulatory and IP.
 
Our lawyers are consistently recognised by legal directories as leading professionals in their areas of specialism and we are ranked tier 1 or 2 in a number of our key practice areas.
 
For more information about our firm, please see: About | Fieldfisher.
 
About AllAboutLaw
 
AllAboutLaw is the expert career resource for aspiring solicitors.
 
Founded in 2008, AllAboutLaw list job opportunities at leading law firms, host a comprehensive schedule of events, including the UK’s largest virtual law fair, and provide tailored advice to aspiring solicitors in the UK.
 
AllAboutLaw works with 85 of the top 100 law firms in the UK and all of the leading law schools.

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