Addleshaw Goddard Training Contract Interview Questions

Last Updated: 20 February 2020

Training Contract Interview Process

The interview process at Addleshaw Goddard is as follows:

  • Online application
  • Telephone interview
  • Assessment day
    • Instruction taking exercise
    • Group exercise
    • Interview

Telephone Interview

Addleshaw Goddard outsource their recruitment to a third party company. For the telephone interview you will have 30 minutes with an HR person with no specific legal knowledge, from this third party company. The interview will be a mix of competency based interview questions and career-motivated questions

You may be asked why you want to pursue a career as a solicitor, why Addleshaw Goddard and what you hope to gain by training with AG.

In addition to this you may be asked to demonstrate instances where you have worked well in a team, delegated responsibility and shown initative.

Your interviewer will be recording your answers on their computer during the interview. You will be able to hear the interviewer typing loudly, but do not let this put you off.

You will be notified within three weeks if you have been successful at this interview stage.

Assessment Day

Assistance Required to complete the Addleshaw Goddard profile


You will be asked questions such as:

  • Have you ever had to delegate work?
  • How did you do it?
  • Why did you choose to apply to Addleshaw Goddard?

Your questions will be completely non law and non commercial.