International Clerk at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Legal/Law

10.0/10

About You
10.0
The Organisation
10.0
Everything Else

10.0

About You

Role Description

Draft legal documents, do due diligence on projects, review documents, do research etc

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

The culture was warm and inclusive and the work done is quality work

10/10

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

I was treated like a colleague and not like the vac schemer that i was. They invested a lot to make it possible for me to take part in the scheme

10/10

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

I received a lot of guidance from everyone I had the privilege of talking to during the scheme. I was also supported by the graduate recruitment team, I had a trainee buddy to help me at all times, my prinicpals were supportive and helpful, and the whole firm was available to help and support me when i needed it

10/10

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

I learnt new drafting skills, how to think commercially, how to do due diligence, how to pay attention to detail etc

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

It was very well structued with both information sessions and fun events that just gave me a well balanced experience

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

inclusive, diverse, accomodating, warm and welcoming, fun, supportive

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?

They invested a lot because they saw my talent and brought me all the way from africa to develop it

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?

I worked on real and important projects and tasks not just the small unimportant ones.

10/10

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

being here allowed me to experience the company values first hand and interact with different people at different levels including partner level

10/10

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

Very valuable as they gave us sessions regarding each legal field that they specialise in which provided good insight into what i would like to do

10/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

the pay was very adequate and generous for the scheme period that i did

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

yes. we had a lot of networking breakfast, lunches and dinners

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

they were fun and interactive and easy to get through casue everyone was so nice

10/10

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

yes i did. There is the choir, soccer team, gym, probono work etc

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

I definitely would. Applying to Linklaters was the best decision i ever made

10/10

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