RPC Insight Day at RPC

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
London Central London and City
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Role Description

Insight day into a law firm.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

RPC provided extensive insight into life in a law firm. They created a great balance in showing us various practice areas and overall made it a very enjoyable and exciting day.


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

Everyone was given a task within small groups which made each individual feel valued and heard.


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

Due to the good volume of RPC lawyers with us on the day, there was an excellent amount of guidance and support as we were able to network with a vast variety of people.


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

The skills we developed (in terms of negotiation, debate, and presentation) were very useful and helped us to understand the skillset area which a lawyer needs to attain to be successful.


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5. How well structured was the insight?

It was a well-structured insight day, with different tasks and talks divided within good timeframes in order to ensure that the day remained exciting.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Very fun and informative, met great friends and networked with intelligent and inspiring solicitors.


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

They invested time and attention to everyone and the wide array of challenges allowed us to train and develop different skillsets.


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?

Shadowing a trainee was very useful in helping us to understand the true picture of a full-time role at RPC. They were very honest about the pros and cons as well as the steps needed to take to be successful there.


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

There were many discussions about the company culture, including from a Partner, who explained to us the values of the company's culture.


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

Really useful and confirmed to me that I would thoroughly enjoy a career path as a lawyer at RPC.


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

I did not need to be paid or reiumbursed.

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

Yes, there was a range of solicitors, both trainees, and partners, who we could network with during the day in a range of different practice areas.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Very fun and natural. It was not as intimidating as it sounded.


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

Yes, they showed us their firm's instagram page and all of the activities that they do outside of work.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?