I really enjoyed my vacation scheme. I felt that I gained a really useful insight into life at the firm and the atmosphere was totally welcoming and friendly. I also really enjoyed all of the social events that the firm put on and felt these were a great way to meet other interns and future colleagues!
I definitely felt valued during the scheme and was really impressed by the efforts that staff put in to make sure I understood everything I was doing and was kept busy.
I received a lot of guidance during the scheme; even though my supervisor was incredibly busy he made sure to make time to always explain everything he was doing to me and give me tasks to do. I felt that I could always ask for help if I was confused.
The skills I learnt will be incredibly useful when I begin studying the GDL and when I become a trainee at the firm.
The vacation scheme was really well structured with a good balance between time in the office working with my supervisor, talks, presentations and workshops, and social events.
The atmosphere during my vacation scheme was really friendly and encouraging. I felt that everyone made a big effort to include me and answer any questions I had and I generally felt that I fitted in well at the firm.
The firm put a lot of effort into workshops and talks that were useful in learning new skills and gaining knowledge and insight into the industry.
I feel that I came out of the scheme with a really good view on what a career at the firm would be like.
I feel that I gained a really good insight into the culture at the company which was sociable, hard-working and diverse.
Invaluable - I decided to accept the training contract that the firm offered to me; a big step in my future career path.
Yes - I felt that I really got to meet a wide range of people during my time at the firm. The graduate recruitment team and my supervisor were really helpful in organising opportunities for me to meet lawyers in various departments.
Very fun and a good opportunity to meet new people!
Yes - I had a meeting with the leader of the A&O choir and attended talks about other activities the firm runs.
Definitely. I found the vacation schemes really enjoyable and I gained invaluable experience and insight into the legal industry.