• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • A hybrid mix of partner and associate-led workshops alongside live work, with the opportunity to get involved and support everything from research, case management through to client meetings and presentations.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • In addition to expanding my legal knowledge, the vacation scheme improved how I considered and evaluated case information. It also improved my understanding of the needs and expectations of clients and the important role trainee solicitors occupy in an active international 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?
  • 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 a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I learnt a lot about the role of a trainee solicitor and the opportunities BCLP offers them to learn and expand their skillset ahead of qualification. Associates and partners-alike across BCLP were happy to meet vacation schemers to offer insights into their career developments and provide advice about the firm and the wider sector.

  • 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?
  • BCLP is a friendly and accessible firm. BCLP views inclusion and diversity as a strength and has well-integrated inclusion and diversity into its corporate strategy. As a firm, it prides itself on having a strong company culture that is non-hierarchical, encouraging and forward-looking.

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

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

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

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I felt valued throughout the vacation scheme and was under the impression that my colleagues all wanted me to succeed. They provided the platform for me to develop as an individual. BCLP exceeded all my expectations.

  • 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 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Go in with a positive attitude and an open mind towards learning. Take advantage of the great numbers of opportunities to network.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law, Legal/Law

Central London and City

June 2021

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