Rating

5/5
  • About You
    5.0
  • The Company
    5.0
  • Everything Else
    5.0

Role Description

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

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The culture was warm and inclusive and the work done is quality work

    5/5

  • 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

    5/5

  • 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

    5/5

  • 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

    5/5

    The Company

  • 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

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • inclusive, diverse, accomodating, warm and welcoming, fun, supportive

    5/5

  • 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

    5/5

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

    5/5

  • 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

    5/5

  • 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

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 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

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • they were fun and interactive and easy to get through casue everyone was so nice

    5/5

  • 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

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • I definitely would. Applying to Linklaters was the best decision i ever made

    5/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

20th December 2019


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