Going for a job interview is scary enough at the best of times. But when interviewing at a law firm or barristers' chambers, making a good first impression is crucial. Fantastic academic credentials aside, careful choice in your attire can help give you an edge over the other candidates. Looking professional has become more important than ever in today's difficult economic climate. Cliff Burgess, business development manager at gentleman's clothing retailer TM Lewin, comments: "It has been said that people in the City regard wearing a smart suit, tie and cufflinks as donning a suit of armour. That applies more than ever right now."
Too often students and trainees are let down by their choice of clothes. Monika Ghose reports on how to dress for success
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