Insight Scheme Participant at DLA Piper

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Commercial Law
DLA Piper is a Top Employer

4.6/5

Skills
4.8
Business Insight
5
Culture
4
Your Impressions
4.7

Role Description

Attending talks, networking with trainees and completing stages of an M&A transaction

Overview

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

Talks with members of the firm, an insight into wellbeing and CSR initiatives and a chance to complete four tasks similar to the work required of a trainee

Skills

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

Communication, networking and improved commercial awareness

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?

4 /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?

We got a comprehensive insight into the role of a trainee at the firm and how this fits into the wider context of the business.

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

Culture

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

Friendly, supportive an genuinely interested in getting to know participants as much as possible in the virtual format

How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?

5 /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 thoroughly enjoyed the insight and helped me confirm my interest in commercial law

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

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

Be yourself and don't be afraid to include unique interests in your application. Ensure you understand the firm and their place in the commercial landscape.