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Kingsley Napley Interview

28 Questions and Answers Written by Ryan Brunner

Written on June 6th, 2019 | Ryan has over 10 years of experience interviewing
candidates in the healthcare, public service, and private manufacturing/distribution industries.
Question 1 of 28
To be successful here at Kingsley Napley, we want to ensure that you are motivated each and every day on the job with our clients. What drew you to working with patent and trademark law?
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How to Answer
At the heart of this question, your interviewer will be looking to hear what your personal motivation was to pursue a legal career working with patents, trademarks, copyrights and/or trade dress. Whether your drive stemmed from a background and passion in science or the firm belief in artists/inventors/creators owning their own work, be sure to speak passionately about your pursuit of work in this field and leave your interviewer convinced that you are ready to come to work everyday at Kingsley Napley to best represent their clients.

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Question 2 of 28
Talk about a time your ethics were challenged on the job. How do you react to those situations in the legal profession?
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The legal field in general unfortunately will always provide ethical challenges for those that work in the field and life is no different at Kingsley Napley. Your interviewer will be looking to hear that you are able to separate your own personal ethical standards from business matters by having you cite an example where you had to do this. In your answer, talk about the situation and even feel free to talk about why you were challenged ethically in that situation. In the end, make sure that your interviewer sees that you have the ability to separate personal feelings from your job.

Question 3 of 28
What are some of the key components that you would advise clients here at Kingsley Napley to include in their employee handbook?
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Employment law requires some working knowledge of the ins and outs of a functional employee handbook and your potential role at Kingsley Napley may find you advising clients on edits to their handbook or creating a new one. For your answer, speak to the legal aspects of what should to be included in an employee handbook to help protect employers from legal action against their employees.

Question 4 of 28
Talk about the most difficult work situation you have found yourself in and explain how you used sound judgement to find a great outcome?
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During your training and through your career up to this point, you have certainly faced some difficult situations that you could easily discuss with your interviewer. But your interviewer isn't so much interested in the situation here as they are in your ability to think on your feet and use your best personal judgement to make the situation better. In the example you give, be sure to prepare for a time where you can exemplify this ability with success.

Question 5 of 28
What do you feel is the most important skill that you possess that makes you effective in the litigation/arbitration process?
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This is a twofold question where your interviewer is allowing you to talk about what you feel your best skills is as a litigator and/or arbitrator as well as letting you talk about what you feel is the most important quality of someone who is successful at trial or arbitration. Speak to your top strength and prove that it is vital to your success by using a specific example of a time that you've put it to use on the job.

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Ryan Brunner
Ryan has over 10 years of experience interviewing candidates in the healthcare, public service, and private manufacturing/distribution industries. Ryan has a long track record of recruiting, interviewing and hiring candidates at all levels of the organizations that he has recruited for. These include entry-level workers, professional workers, physicians and executive level leaders. Ryan has created and worked with many interviewing formats in the industries that he has recruited for and has reviewed resumes and cover letter's for all of the positions he has recruited for.
Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
Published: 06/06/2019

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