Intern at DLA Piper

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Liverpool North West
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Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Commercial Law

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10.0/10

About You
10.0
The Organisation
10.0
Everything Else

10.0

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

The 3 weeks spent at DLA Piper as part of it's Summer Internship were fantastic. The insight I recieved into the culture of the firm and also what it is like to work in 2 different practice groups was so valuable.

10/10

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

The effort put into the scheme and ensuring we got the most out of time made me realise how much balue the firm puts on its interns. We were given interesting work that made us feel like part of a team.

10/10

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

The friendly nature of the firm and the graduate recruitemnt team meant I also felt well supported.

10/10

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

The insight will be so valauble moving forward, either when applying to other schemes or even when deciding where you would like to have your seats in the future.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The organisation of the scheme was one of its best qualities, very well structured.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Everyone at the firm was incredibly nice and friendly, overall the atmosphere was very welcoming

10/10

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

The various skill workshops and insight events make you feel more confident about the skills you already have and helped me to develop my skills further.

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?

The structure whereas you spend a week in two different practice areas and the fact you get real work to do has given me a real sense of what it is like to work as a lawyer. Furthermore, speaking with current trainees helps develop the idea of trainee life.

10/10

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

The insight sessions and the time actually spent in the office gives you a sense of what the local firm culture is like but what the firm is like on a global scale as well.

10/10

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

Very valuable as I have gained a sense of what it means to work at DLA Piper but also in a law firm in general

10/10

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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?

We had multiple networking events over the three weeks with trainees, lawyers and of course the other interns.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The events were bery relaxed and often in lovely venues with great food and drink.

10/10

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

having the opprtunity to help with pro bono work done by trainees was a highlight.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Yes definitely.

10/10

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