Rating

4.6/5
  • About You
    4.6
  • The Company
    4.7
  • Everything Else
    4.5

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I really enjoyed the insight scheme and found it extremely valuable for where I am in my career decision making process.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • I felt valued during this time as the hospitality at the event was extremely welcoming but also professional.

    4/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • The structure of the scheme was clear, so at no point was I unsure of the task at hand.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Talks given by the partners were extremely valuable. I appreciated that DLA Piper wanted to demonstrate to us not only why they are such a great firm but also give a real insight into a career in law more broadly.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Time was used effectively but also in a format that fostered conversation and collaboration.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • The atmosphere was really enjoyable - both from the DLA Piper team but also the people I met on the scheme.

    5/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Being that it was a first year insight programme I was not expecting vast personal training, however, the scheme did help in the development of my understanding into a what a real career in law is like.

    4/5

  • 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 really helped me understand what it would be like to have a full time roll within the firm through talks by partners but also the opportunity to ask trainees questions about what their working lives are like.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • One of the key things this programme did for me was give a clear understanding of the culture and ethos of the firm as we had the opportunity to meet numerous people from the firm of all stages.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • The content was extremely valuable in helping me decide my future career path, thanks to a true insight into a real career in law.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • I believe the firm was very generous with everyone of the scheme.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • There were numerous networking sessions with either trainees or associates.

    4/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • The scheme was set up to encourage sociability which I believe to be quite unique in terms of other insight schemes on the market.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • We were introduced to the hospitality side of a career in law and also educated as to the vast pro bono the firm offers.

    4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • This insight scheme was extremely valuable for me in a professional sense but also extremely enjoyable socially. The information I have learnt from the three days is something I will take on with me into my future professional life.

    5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

29th March 2018


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