The Lawyer Hot 100 Career Quiz

Hot 100 career quiz: Freshfields partner Victoria Sigeti

Name: Victoria Sigeti Firm: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Role: Partner Trained at: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Year qualified: 2003 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? I remember sitting in my first conference with counsel, which was held in person on the Freshfields’ client floor within a few weeks of […]

Hot 100 career quiz: Cadwalader funds star Samantha Hutchinson

Name: Samantha Hutchinson Firm: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Role: Partner Trained at: Hogan Lovells Year qualified: 2001 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Walking into the office to close a project finance deal on a Monday and not leaving the office until Thursday afternoon. Clients and advisers were […]

Hot 100 career quiz: barrister and entrepreneur Andrew Thornton QC

Name: Andrew Thornton QC Firm: Erskine Chambers Role: Barrister/QC from March 2020  Trained at: Erskine Chambers and 8 Stone Buildings (now 10 Old Square) Year qualified: 1994 Read his Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a pupil? Having my pupil-masters pointing out the split-infinitives in my written work. What is the […]

Hot 100 career quiz: Enyo Law partner Ed Allen

Name: Edward Allen Firm: Enyo Law Role: Partner Trained at: Dechert Year qualified: 2005 Read his Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Being asked to serve court papers by hand on an alleged fraudster. He took exception, threatened physical violence and manhandled me out of his office. I threw […]

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Hot 100 career quiz: Close Brothers GC Angela Yotov

Name: Angela Yotov nee Coutinho Organisation: Close Brothers Group Role: Group General Counsel Trained at: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Year qualified: 2004 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Being sent to Paris to deliver a large envelope containing the paperwork to start a high profile corporate bid. The […]

Hot 100 career quiz: White & Case partner Chris McGarry

“Be true to yourself and trust your struggle: if you have the technical skills and the origination skills, your opportunity will come. Once you have your opportunity, realise how lucky you are and constantly strive to improve while also making a positive difference in the world.”