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  1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  2. I thoroughly enjoyed the scheme. It was interesting, informative and gave me a great insight into the actual functioning of a magic circle law firm.


  3. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  4. I was given ample opportunity to participate in activities ranging from socials to work tasks. The people were generally warm and empathetic.


  5. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  6. The firm has great support structures in terms of ensuring that a person is given all the resources and support necessary to not only enjoy the technical but also the social side of the experience.


  7. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  8. I gained or built on skills ranging from social skills, drafting, emails, document management, negotiation, client pitching and billing.


  9. How well structured was the insight?
  10. It was very well structured. It was well planned and you could tell that the graduate recruitment team put a a lot of thought and effort into ensuring that the scheme was well put together and ran smoothly.


  11. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  12. It was a light and fun but competitive atmosphere. There were several great socials.


  13. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  14. We had several practice overviews and personal development talks from various people in the firm.


  15. 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?
  16. I got a great look into everything it takes to be a lawyer at Linklaters.


  17. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  18. Yes it did. The culture here is genuinely one of mutual respect and inclusivity.


  19. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  20. I have a clearer understanding of where I want to be in the years to come and whether Linklaters is that place or not.


  21. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  22. Paid for the scheme every second week and also provided with accommodation and transport.

  23. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  24. Yes there were several social events and different members of the firm were invited to participate.


  25. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  26. Great! Well planned, fun and easy for everyone to get involved in.


  27. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  28. Yes the firm has several interest groups that allow people to get involved in things outside the scope of their work.


  29. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  30. Yes, it’s a worthwhile experience. It’s a great firm with great people, in a great city.


  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Central London and City

20th December 2019

Less than £ 10,000

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