• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

Vacation Scheme - sat in Energy and Infrastructure seat. Completed three trainee simulation tasks.


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Very good in terms of work and pay. Enjoyable experience - had a really good principal and everyone I interacted with was willing to help and talk about their work. The work involved three simulation tasks which mirrored what trainees may be required to do. Challenging but definitely a good way to grow.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Yes, I was able to develop my commercial awareness, confidence and public speaking skills as well as my team work. I was challenged on an analytical front and therefore was able to stretch my criticality.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • It was extremely helpful to find out more about what trainees are expected to do and how I can succeed as a trainee and the skills I need to develop.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very good! I felt welcomed and comfortable. Being gay it was really important for me to feel accepted and I feel like the company paid attention to these details.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I enjoyed the whole experience- well planned and well executed.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Linklaters
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Linklaters to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Linklaters
  • Know the firm really well and prepare for being commercially and legally challenged. Contract knowledge is important

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Corporate Law

9th January 2021

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