(insight) Commercial Lawyer at DLA Piper

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Exeter
Review Date
Roles
Corporate Law
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4.5/5

Skills
4.8
Business Insight
4.7
Culture
4.3
Your Impressions
4.3

Role Description

Insight into advising businesses and companies in commercial and contract dealings.

Overview

1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.

Talks from those employed and those who are now employed through access-schemes were very insightful with a true taste of what it is actually like to work for such a massive Firm. Insight into the types of companies you are working with and how you go about offering legal advice to these companies and importance of employment and contract Law.

Skills

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

I've learnt how prevalent employment Law.

How would you rate the training provided during your experience?

4 /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?

Employees of DLA were very open and clear about their job roles and encounters and experiences they have had over the years, giving a true insight to what it would be like to be employed under such an impressive Firm. They also shed light on the fast-pace of the legal world and how employment and contract law is truly pervasive and relevant in all aspect of business and commercial dealings.

Please rate how insightful you found the insight

4 /5

How would you rate the structure of the insight

5 /5

How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight

5 /5

Culture

4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?

Very warming and welcoming team! They definitely share an abundance of knowledge between them where all talks were truly insightful! Very open to answering any questions and all seemed genuinely passionate about their jobs (which was so encouraging to see!!).

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?

4 /5

Your Impressions

5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Enjoyed the insight to a good extent .

Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight

4 /5

Please rate how your experience met your expectations

5 /5

Please rate the future employment prospects at DLA Piper

4 /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

Don't be afraid to ask questions! Even if you are unsure whether this is the legal pathway you want to take, insights given and experiences shared from sessions are always valuable and gave a true feel what it would be like to work in such a big Firm.