Paralegal at RPC

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

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8.9/10

About You
9.5
The Organisation
8.5
Everything Else

9.0

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I thoroughly enjoyed the two week insight. I relished the opportunity to work on live, high-value matters and felt a valued member of the team.

9/10

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

I felt extremely valued throughout my time at the firm. I was encouraged to express my own opinions on work given and my suggestions and recommendations were considered by my supervisors.

I was given high-value work and was trusted with a high degree of autonomy with work.

10/10

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

I received the perfect amount of guidance. I did not feel out of my depth or uncomfortable due to the excellent guidance and support received throughout.

9/10

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

The skills developed during my time at the firm with greatly assist my professional development. These skills range from technical skills, such as contentious letter writing and agreement drafting, to how to conduct effective research.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The insight was perfectly structured. I have no recommendations for improvement here.

5/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

The atmosphere was very pleasant and relaxed. I enjoyed the company of most of my fellow vac scheme students and found the working environment on the floors to be extremely supportive and friendly. I enjoyed working with every RPC employee I encountered.

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?

The company invested in my by providing me with interesting and stimulating work to complete

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?

The insight provided me with an excellent understanding of day-to-day life at RPC

9/10

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

The insight provided me with an in-depth understanding of RPC company culture

9/10

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

The two week vacation scheme reinforced my desire to pursue a career in law

10/10

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?

There were multiple opportunities for networking with partners, associates and trainees at the firm.

8/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to speak to members of the firm at all levels.

10/10

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

I found out about some of the social activities on offer to trainees and fee earners.

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

I would thoroughly recommend this insight to anyone considering a career in commercial law.

10/10

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