Frequestly asked questions
Frequently Asked Questions
  • How can I apply for a vacancy?
    From the recruitment homepage you can search for a vacancy by selecting the role you wish to apply for from the drop-down menu. Alternatively, you can search existing vacancies by clicking on the search vacancies button on the homepage.
  • How will I benefit from registering my details?
    By registering through our e-recruitment system, you will be able to search and apply for vacancies without having to enter your details every time. You will also be able to maintain and update your details at any time, and save previous searches so you can access them quickly. By registering and using the system you can set up a personal account to manage your applications to Slaughter and May. The system allows you the flexibility to start and save your application and to return to complete it at your own convenience prior to the vacancy closing date.
  • How can I keep up to date with new vacancies?
    You can register on line to receive regular vacancy alerts, as well as visiting our careers site.
  • I have forgotten my account password - what do I do?
    On the login page, click on the Login button and then click the ‘Forgot Password’ link. You will be asked to enter your email address and submit these details. You should then log onto your e-mail account to retrieve your password reminder.
  • Is there a limited time for filling in an application form online?
    As long as you complete and submit your application by the closing time on the closing date of the position there is no limit to how long you take to fill in your application. You can therefore take your time to complete the application form, save it and go back to finish it at your leisure.
  • Can I print off my application form to keep a copy for myself?
    Yes, you can print out a summary once you have fully completed any part (or all) of the application form.
  • How often are new vacancies advertised on the site?
    New vacancies are advertised on the site on an on-going basis. It is worth visiting the site regularly to make sure that you don’t miss out on any new vacancy opportunities. Alternatively, you can register for specific vacancy alerts.
  • How will you keep in touch with me?
    If you have applied online and have included your e-mail address and contact telephone numbers, we will use one or both of these routes. If you have applied via another method then it will be dependent on the information you have provided
  • User IDs and passwords
    Your e-mail address will be your user ID and you will be asked to supply a password. It is important that you do not lose or forget these as you will need them to access your application form. To allow you as much flexibility as possible, you can revisit your form as many times as you need to before submitting it. It is not necessary to complete the application form in one visit. If, at any time, you want to change your password click on the ‘Settings’ option on your candidate portal.
  • I don't have an account - how can I create one?
    You will be prompted to create an account when you apply for a position or create a vacancy alert. There is no need to create an account to view vacancies.