Paralegal at Shoosmiths

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Whiteley South East
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Legal/Law

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9.2/10

About You
9.8
The Organisation
9.0
Everything Else

9.0

About You

Role Description

Commerical Litigation Paralegal

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

My week insight was a fantastic experience into a whole new area of law which I had no experience.
The amount of information and scope I was given to learn was unprecedented.

10/10

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

Incredibly. Everything I did I was thanked for - even if not along the lines they were wanting but it was expected as I was learning.

10/10

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

As much as I wanted and needed.

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 has given me the drive and insight into the corporate legal world and has directed my career.

9/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Some parts were set and and some were flexible which was the perfect combination.

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Very friendly, approachable, fun yet serious and intense in the legal work.

9/10

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

Very much so, I have now been offered a training contract.

10/10

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?

It gave more insight into working on the other side of the firm. Private and Corporate.

9/10

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

As I am already an employee, I knew the firms culture in the office I was based, but working in another office hightlighted how the culture runs throughout all offices.

9/10

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

Content varied and I was given the opportunity to see the content of other departments which has helped me focus on my career path.

8/10

Other Information

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

Great policy and very much appreciated.

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

Yes, a lunch was arranged and otehr people in the office made an effort to come and see me.

8/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Very friendly and informative.

8/10

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

Yes, sportds, charity and social events.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Very much so.

10/10

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