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University is an education in the broadest sense. Our University section will enable you to make the most of your time at University and take advantage of all of the opportunities available to you.
Making the most of your time at University
In this section you can find all the advice and guidance you need as you apply for jobs and prepare for interviews.
In the Recruitment section there is a wealth of information about completing applications forms, online tests, and the various stages in the recruitment. Whilst the Disability section provides advice on how to manage your disability during the recruitment process including information on how to inform an employer of what you require and referring to your disability during an interview.
Managing Your Disability
The Organisations section is where you can find out about various organisations, the opportunities they offer and their individual approach to disability.
Profiles / Stories
It’s always great to hear from those who have been successful.
This section profiles many individuals, working across different industries, at various stages of their careers. Their interviews demonstrate that is possible to have a successful career regardless of whether or not you have a disability. They also illustrate the adjustments that can be made in the workplace.
“Inclusion at Macfarlanes means ensuring that we have a workforce that represents a wide range of backgrounds, age and experience. It means ensuring that our staff experience inclusivity and fairness at work and that we are creating an environment where each person can achieve their goals and aspirations” Louise Zekaria, Head of Inclusion & CSR.
Macfarlanes is a leading City law firm with a straightforward, independently-minded approach. We bring smart, thoughtful solutions to the complex legal challenges faced by our clients around the world. We are recognised for the quality of our work and people, not just in dealing with the full range of corporate and commercial matters, but in advising our clients on their private affairs.At Macfarlanes, we are committed to the creation of a culture of fairness. For us, a fair culture is one which respects the contributions which can be made by talented people from all backgrounds and with differing views and experiences and one which provides an inclusive and supportive working environment. We are convinced that such a culture enhances in a significant way our ability to provide a service of quality to our clients.This culture of fairness underpins our recruitment practice and guides the firm's policies in relation to the development and retention of those who work at the firm. Our people are our biggest asset and vital to our continued success and our objective is to widen the pool of talent from which the next generation of lawyers will be drawn.
We believe the strongest firm is achieved by choosing a mix of people – reflecting different styles so as to meet the needs that we – and our varied range of clients – will have in the future.
If you have a disability we encourage you to be open during the recruitment process in order for us to be able to provide you with any assistance which you may require. We have a section within our online application form where you are able to inform us of anything which may be relevant when we are assessing your application, and inviting you into the firm for an assessment day.
We believe the strongest firm is achieved by choosing a mix of people – reflecting different styles so as to meet the needs that we – and our varied range of clients – will have in the future. We look for a rare combination of intellectual curiosity, character and drive. We are looking for ambitious trainees who will thrive on responsibility and challenge and who are ready to begin their careers on day one.
Above all, what matters to us is your ability and drive to become an outstanding lawyer. If you’re ambitious and have the determination to succeed, we will notice. We’ll give you the support and exposure you need and the opportunities to grow and progress your career with us.On joining you cannot expect to lose yourself in the crowd. There are fewer of us and you will be expected to play your part. Everyone’s contribution counts.
Reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process will be assessed on a case by case basis, and will be dealt with based on the information you provide us.