Insight Programme at DLA Piper

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Commercial Law
DLA Piper is a Top Employer

4.1/5

About You
4.6
The Company
3.8
Everything Else
4

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I really enjoyed the experience. It wasn't unlike any other open day or first year scheme. We had the opportunity to interact with so many parts of the firm.
5 /5

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

I felt really accommodated throughout the three days. We spent time with trainees throughout the programme who were really welcoming.
5 /5

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

Graduate recruitment were very friendly and always on hand to answer any questions. They emphasised that no questions are silly questions.
5 /5

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

Each of the workshops were very unique and different. My commercial awareness definitely improved during the scheme, as well as my knowledge of DLA too.
5 /5

The Company

5. How well structured was the insight?

Very well structured throughout the three days, the timetable was packed full of events and talks and interactive workshops.
4 /5

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Really nice, I truly got to understand the culture of the firm. By meeting and speaking to other people, the environment was relaxed but also very informative.
4 /5

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

3 /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?

3 /5

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

DLA's culture was definitely made clear throughout the programme. We were able to meet so many different people.
5 /5

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

Very helpful. DLA is a very unique firm in the market, and the programme confirmed my interest in commercial law.
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?

We had several opportunities to meet and network with trainees, I really enjoyed the future trainee panel.
5 /5

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

We had pizza and prosecco on the first night which was really unique!
4 /5

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

3 /5

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Definitely. Especially if you aren't too sure what commercial law means!
5 /5