Intern at DLA Piper

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Banking/Finance Corporate Law Energy Engineering Financial Management Human Rights Law Information Technology Insurance Intellectual Property Law

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DLA Piper is a Top Employer

8.7/10

The Role
9.8
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

6.2

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Great HR team and approachable lawyers. I really enjoyed my team on the internship scheme.

10/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

All other candidates were very friendly, collborative and happy to help.

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

HR team was constantly providing guidance on sessions and agenda items. Contact details were provided at the very start in order to get in touch if need be.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The agenda were full for the first half of the week and then, we got to spend some time on our own group projects, which was nice.

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

A good amount of responsibility as I was able to take accountability for a large part of the group project.

9/10

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

Unique experience that will support me throughout my legal career.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Although it was a virtual experience, we got plenty of face time with everyone and it felt like a real placement.

10/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Very well organised. We received agendas well in advance and information about each session.

10/10

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

All participants took time out of their busy schedules to chat with us and offer their insights, which was great.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Financial Bonus
  • Working from home
7/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Very appealing. DLA Piper is a great firm that really focuses on diversity and inclusion. This is the main point I took away from my placement.

9/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Yes - all candidates were diplomatic and lovely to work with.

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Average London rates

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

N/A

5/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

N/A

5/10

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