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Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:13 pm

Please tell me anything you know about this firm that I could not find by using Google.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:50 pm

"Overy" is pronounced "ovary," not "awe-very"
Also, they love the abbreviation "A&O," even in conversation.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:09 am

Which office did you apply? New York, London, or Hong Kong?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:28 am

Has anyone heard back from them?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:36 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard back from them?


CCN Student Here -- I received a callback the day of my on-campus interview (late-August).

I'm interviewing with them next week. I tried to get an earlier callback, but they insisted on interviewing the week of September 27th. It seemed pretty late to me, but I'm not going to push the issue.

Has anyone already had their callback / heard back?

Thanks!

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:10 pm

Offer 3 business days after CB. Cool place, liked them a lot, and if you want an international flavor or a desire to work overseas or at least travel overseas definitely the place to go in NY. Nice people as well.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:46 pm

Good info, could you please provide some stats for the people that have gotten a callback or offer from them. Thanks.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 23, 2010 6:27 pm

Got overseas CB. MVP top 25%.

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Re: Allen & Overy

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 23, 2010 7:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Offer 3 business days after CB. Cool place, liked them a lot, and if you want an international flavor or a desire to work overseas or at least travel overseas definitely the place to go in NY. Nice people as well.



Interviewed for NY office only. No language skills. T30 school, T10% rank, LR, 5 yrs WE in finance. Normal.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:55 pm

Did you accept?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 24, 2010 12:21 am

no, did not accept. haven't given final word yet, but probably not going to. Nothing personal at all against the firm. I liked them quite a lot, but probably going to accept at a NY based firm, because that is my interest. Like I said though, I think it is a great place, but I am lucky enough to have a few options.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby kizzykart » Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:16 am

I had a CB there the first week of September. I really didn't like the firm. One of the litigation partners told me they didn't have any mid-level assoc because everyone kept getting married and having babies. He went on to say "we hate them for that." I probably should have left right then. The rest of the interviews were just boring to me, I didn't click with the firm and I'm really ok with that.

Rejection via snail mail 2 weeks after CB.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 28, 2010 1:40 pm

kizzykart wrote:I had a CB there the first week of September. I really didn't like the firm. One of the litigation partners told me they didn't have any mid-level assoc because everyone kept getting married and having babies. He went on to say "we hate them for that." I probably should have left right then. The rest of the interviews were just boring to me, I didn't click with the firm and I'm really ok with that.

Rejection via snail mail 2 weeks after CB.


hahahaha...wtf?

I didn't get to the callback stage, so I can't comment on callbacks. However, during the screening my interviewer asked to see my transcript first thing, which is against OCI policy, and then spent the next 20 minutes asking me questions about classes I took.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:38 am

bump any news?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:49 am

have an offer there outstanding. Probably gonna take it, as I gel-ed well with the interviewers and really would like to use my foreign language in my profession. Seems like the place to be.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:40 am

Anonymous User wrote:have an offer there outstanding. Probably gonna take it, as I gel-ed well with the interviewers and really would like to use my foreign language in my profession. Seems like the place to be.



Congratulations. How long ago was your cb and how long did it take for them to give you an offer? also stats please

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:40 am

Anonymous User wrote:have an offer there outstanding. Probably gonna take it, as I gel-ed well with the interviewers and really would like to use my foreign language in my profession. Seems like the place to be.


Which office?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:08 am

Interviewed about a week ago... Does the non-response likely mean a ding?

What have other response times been?

Any idea when the hiring committee meets?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:17 am

Stats for those that interviewed? I'm T-30 secondary journal.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:33 am

Interviewed on a Thursday. Heard back the next Wednesday. New York Office. I go to a T20, on LR.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:40 am

Anonymous User wrote:Interviewed on a Thursday. Heard back the next Wednesday. New York Office. I go to a T20, on LR.


Congrats, are you accepting the offer? What time did you hear on wednesday?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:01 pm

T-14, secondary journal, probably top 30%. Took me 2.5 weeks to hear back. Accepted the offer in NY.

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:05 pm

UT/UCLA/VANDY - Top 1/3 - Accepted Offer. Excited! Who else?

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Re: Allen & Overy

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:11 pm

London or NYC?




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