Insight programme at DLA Piper

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Harlow
Review Date
Roles
Corporate Law
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4.6/5

Skills
4.5
Business Insight
4.7
Culture
4.3
Your Impressions
5

Role Description

The Insight programme was truly excellent and lived up to all my expectations. The hosts were lovely and everyone involved really made an effort to make sure everyone understood what they were saying and answered any questions we had.A truly insightful and excellent 3days.

Overview

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

The day really gave us an insight into life as lawyer within the big city, numerous people within the company took their time to explain and educate many of us of the different tasks expected of a lawyer which was truly interesting. Each and every person was very patient and allowed us to ask an array of questions, to further our knowledge which was incredibly useful.

Skills

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

Whilst being on the Course I learnt about the numerous jobs that are offered within a law firm, aside from positions that are law based. Furthermore I really understood the expectations that one is supposed to achieve whilst working within the city’s law firm.

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?

4 /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 very interesting to understand the numerous roles available within a law firm, some roles which I had never heard off. From the experience I got to understand the range and variety of cases taken up by such a law firm, varying from minor to serious issues.

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

4 /5

Culture

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

From the three days, I think it is fair to conclude that DLA piper seemed like a very diverse company which caters for people from all backgrounds and takes pride in having a diverse workplace.

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?

5 /5

Your Impressions

5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I really enjoyed the day and thought it was a great experience to further understand life as a lawyer. I believe the insight programme covered all major aspects of law and allowed for people to ask further questions something which I think is excellent.

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

I would tell someone to make sure there CV is short and concise and really shows off there abilities. Remain confident in your abilities and you will succeed! Remember the sky is your limit