• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

Summer virtual vacation scheme with Gateley Legal


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • This involved a series of events. Firstly, there were set tasks each day which we would hand in towards the end of the day. There were also team talks and networking opportunities.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have developed my online communication skills. In particular, how to manage large Microsoft Teams calls and how best to communicate with others.

  • 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 most insightful. I took the time to speak with so many in so many different teams which was most interesting. I especially liked how they embraced the remote working element and allowed each office to present a certain team. This helped harmonise the national team spirit.

  • 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?
  • Company culture was inclusive and open. Everyone regardless of their hierarchy in the Company was friendly and approachable. This is exactly what I am looking for in a law firm and this was my motivation for applying in the first place.

  • 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?
  • Considering it was all virtual, I really enjoyed the week. They really made the most of what was on available and made it as engaging and interactive as they could. I especially enjoyed the after work events that they so diligently planned.

  • 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 Gateley Legal
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Gateley Legal to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Gateley Legal
  • Be yourself. Take the time to grab a coffee with someone from the firm. Do your research and just find the things that make Gateley stand out for you in your mind - and make sure you focus on that.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


25th June 2021

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