Rating

4.9/5
  • About You
    4.9
  • The Company
    4.8
  • Everything Else
    5.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • 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.

    5/5

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

    5/5

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

    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 gained or built on skills ranging from social skills, drafting, emails, document management, negotiation, client pitching and billing.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • 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.

    5/5

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

    5/5

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

    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 got a great look into everything it takes to be a lawyer at Linklaters.

    5/5

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

    5/5

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

    4/5

    Everything Else

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


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

    5/5

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

    5/5

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

    5/5

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

    5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

20th December 2019


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