Rating

4.6/5
  • About You
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.4
  • Everything Else
    5.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • This was one of the best legal experiences I have had. I truly learned a lot and gained a better insight into the type of matters the firm handles. This only made me want to secure a training contract with the firm even more.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • Fee earners at all levels really took their time in speaking to you about the firm and were willing to hear about your experiences.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • I felt very much supported by graduate recruitment and my trainee buddy throughout the scheme.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The finance session was particularly helpful in consolidation of my knowledge from my master's.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • The scheme was very well structured in respect of both department presentations and virtual coffees.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Morale was high among the other vacation scheme students and this was matched by the firm.

    3/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • This was limited due to the circumstances of the scheme. However, everything that could be done to develop our understanding of the work of the firm was done very well.

    4/5

  • 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 could not have been given a better understanding of the work of a full time lawyer with the firm. From departmental talks to online resources, we were provided with many opportunities to gain an insight into the firm.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Being approached and contacted by various different people at the firm of various seniorities showed the friendly, yet ambitious culture of the firm.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • This content was instrumental in helping decide on my future as a commercial solicitor.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • I was paid and was also gifted an online food delivery voucher for social events organised by the firm.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • There were many opportunities for networking and meeting various individuals of ranging seniorities at the firm.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • The social events were much better than you could expect virtual social events to be. I was impressed at how inclusive and relaxed they were.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • There are many activities that employees get involved in out of work. Range from Pro-bono to sports teams. This was actually encouraged by the current Training Principal.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • I would definitely recommend this insight to a friend looking for a career in commercial law.

    5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

7th June 2020


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