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

7.4/10

About You
6.0
The Organisation
7.5
Everything Else

8.5

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Very enjoyable environment with great, friendly people. Good work to do and a good opportunity to make the experience your own.

7/10

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

Only being there a few weeks it is at time difficult to add value but people are very grateful for the work that you do.

5/10

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

Very lucky with the principals I had, everyone is very earnest and honest about their experiences.

7/10

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

Helped put the things learnt at uni in perspective.

5/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Good structure to it but lots of freedom to move.

6/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Good group of people.

8/10

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

More on the job training but probably the most useful only being a vacation scheme.

9/10

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?

Good exposure to all parts of the business.

7/10

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

People are very honest and helpful with advice which is great.

8/10

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

Valuable.

7/10

Other Information

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

Being an international clerk, the firm paid for transport to and from airports, flights, accomodation and for any of the socials they hosted though daily transport to and from work was paid for personally and not reimbursed.

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

Everyone is very approachable and will make time for coffees if asked.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Good but at time there could have been more lawyers to talk to.

8/10

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

Good focus on social committees and groups like BAME.

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Good if they want to do commercial law in london.

8/10

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