• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

3 days virtual insight scheme at DLA Piper


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • We took part in a number of sessions including a pro bono session, trainee spotlights, a trainee panel, a SQE session and an application and interview advice session. We also completed some work on forage which involved drafting a contract, due diligence, writing an email of advice and a commercial awareness task.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • * Strategic thinking * Commercial analysis * Risk analysis * Client correspondence

  • 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
  • 4/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • Understanding the business helped me to gain a head start and also have a number of interesting points to talk about during interviews which would allow me to stand out.

  • 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?
  • Everyone was laid back and friendly

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I throughly enjoyed hearing from trainees, associates, partners, and managing partners to really gain an understanding of what it is like at all the different levels of the firm.

  • 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 DLA Piper
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend DLA Piper to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to DLA Piper
  • Make the most out of every opportunity and make sure you network with everyone you meet after the event.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Corporate Law, Commercial Law

1st April 2021

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