Vacation Scheme at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Commercial Law

9.1/10

About You
8.2
The Organisation
9.2
Everything Else

10.0

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I really enjoyed my time at the firm, everyone made me feel welcome and supported.

9/10

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

8/10

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

People were available to answer questions and reassuring in that there were no 'stupid' questions, but there's definitely an element of picking your moments as the department was really busy.

8/10

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

8/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

I always knew where I needed to be and I could plan my time in accordance with my schedule.

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Good, upbeat, people were keen on ensuring I had a good time and that I had ample opportunity to ask questions.

9/10

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

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 had to be proactive in seeking work, was challenged and received feedback. I was also able to observe interactions and listen in on client calls which gave me a good idea of how life as a trainee would look with the firm.

10/10

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

10/10

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

7/10

Other Information

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?

Yes - there were regular scheduled talks with subsequent opportunities to ask questions, as well as specifically scheduled networking events during which everyone was enthusiastic about meeting everyone on the scheme.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Really enjoyable and a good opportunity to interact with people on the scheme and members of the firm more generally.

10/10

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

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Absolutely - I had a great time and learned a lot about Linklaters as well as the role of a commercial solicitor more generally.

10/10

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