Rating

4.2/5
  • About You
    4.1
  • The Company
    4.4
  • Everything Else
    4.1

Role Description

Summer Vacation Placement

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The insight the vacation scheme provided me was thoroughly enjoyable as everyone at the firm was very friendly and welcoming.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • It was really nice to be included on real work and to feel like I was helping out the team.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Anytime I struggled with the work I was given the help I needed to complete the task but it was nice that they didn't just give me the answers.

    4/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The research skill I learnt will help with my undergraduate degree and the exposure to legal drafting will help me with my postgraduate studies.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • It was very well structured. We were given a timetable at the beginning of the scheme with the exact times we had talks and where we had to be. Any extra activities were communicated well so I never felt I didn't know what was going on.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • The atmosphere was welcoming but hard working. The prospect of working in such a nice atmosphere is exciting. I didn't feel like a SVP.

    5/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Legal executive, solicitor and senior associate all invested their time in helping me develop and so it was nice to see them spend this time with me.

    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?
  • I was able to witness and participate in all the things I would expect a full time role within the company would perform.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • The company culture of straight talking, forward thinking was evident throughout the scheme.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • It was incredibly useful as I wanted to pursue a career in law.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Very happy with the pay I received for the work.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • There was plenty of opportunities for networking with other employees and even clients.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • They were very fun and helped me to settle in.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes we were also included in these activities which was nice

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • I would highly recommend this to anyone who is pursuing a career in law.

    3/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

18th October 2019


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