Placement at Shoosmiths

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Property Law Property/Real Estate

Connect with this company

9.4/10

About You
9.8
The Organisation
9.0
Everything Else

9.8

About You

Role Description

Legal placement

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Shoosmiths. I was immediately made to feel welcome and genuinely felt valued.

9/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I felt that I was given real responsibility and that my input was used to real effect.

10/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

I was supervised and given insightful feedback throughout my time.

10/10

4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

This was the most beneficial aspect of my time. I gained real analytical skills and practical knowledge which I believe will serve me well throughout life.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

It was organised from induction through to exit. Very well organised and professional.

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

A great team to work for: a real laugh with real people.

8/10

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7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

The feedback I received was very well structured, honest and frank. My areas for improvement were conveyed in a constructive manner and my learning was palpable.

9/10

8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

I felt like a member of staff, not like somebody on a part time placement.

10/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

Shoosmiths embraced me into the family culture it has and made me understand its values and what it expects from its people.

10/10

10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

I really got to grips with Real Estate law and the practicalities - and challenges - of working in such an area.

8/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?


12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

I was walked around the office and met people from post room to Partner level. I even went on a social with the team on the Friday my placement ended!

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Again, everything was well set out and I felt like I was seamlessly integrated into Shoosmiths social culture.

10/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

There are always flyers and office wide emails shouting about what is happening when the work day ends.

9/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

100%. A fantastic place to work and learn.

10/10

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