Although they can at times feel like interrogations, interviews are a two-way process, and you should use them to get a feel for the firm and ask about anything that concerns you.
At interview, you'll inevitably be asked whether you have any questions. Use this opportunity wisely.
There may be things that you are genuinely curious about. How often do people spend time abroad? What does that heavily publicised merger / sponsorship deal amount to in daily work? What sort of work
does your interviewer's trainee do? This is your chance to ask, and you shouldn't shy away from asking meaningful questions.
Be careful of coming across as too keen. Unless you have a genuine interest in your interviewer's area of law, asking about the minutiae of a particular deal or court case can come across as rather
If you think an interview has gone well and you want to really sharpen the interviewer's focus on why you'd be a great fit at the firm you might ask, "Do you have any doubts about my suitability for
This is a great question. It throws the question back on the interviewer. It allows you to clarify (almost re-answer) any points that the interviewer does have doubts about. It also comes across as
very mature and confident.
Be aware though - interviewers are not shrinking violets and you need to be prepared to hear out their doubts and address them.