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  • About You
  • The Company
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    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • A good mix of hands-on experience in practice areas and more theoretical learning opportunities; good exposure to friendly, unpretentious and very helpful lawyers; and plenty of opportunities to get to know and make friends with others on the scheme. The vacation scheme also provided a good opportunity to learn about the business side of running a law firm, in addition to the work one will be doing as a Trainee lawyer.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • Graduate Recruitment was friendly and accommodating throughout, and the lawyers took the time necessary to walk interns through the broader context of the work they were doing. Good work seemed genuinely appreciated, and feedback was constructive and direct throughout the scheme


  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • See answer to the question above.


  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • 5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • 5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Friendly and uncompetitive.


  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • All training sessions were well thought through and comprehensive. The firm also made sure everyone on the scheme got an opportunity to talk to current trainees under fairly informal circumstances. This was very useful for attempting to grok the soft side of what it’s like to work at the firm.


  • 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?
  • See answer to the question above.


  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • See answer to question 'to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?'


  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 5/5

    Everything Else

  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • 4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • 5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Central London and City

14th August 2017

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