Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • We would spend time in our departments completing live work for trainees and associates. During the week we had a coffee with a partner and were able to observe client calls and arrange catch ups with other members of the firm. There were also a number of sessions around responsible business, introductions to areas of law and Q&A sessions with trainees to learn more about the training contract process.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt about time management in a virtual context and furthered my ability to pay attention to detail when reviewing contracts.


  • 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?
  • 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?
  • The week was very comprehensive and gave me a really good insight into the unique experience of a commercial lawyer training in a regional setting.


  • 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?
  • The culture was open and collegiate. We were encouraged to ask questions and were able to request support when needed.


  • 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 really enjoyed it as I was able to fully immerse myself in learning more about the firm despite doing so virtually.


  • 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 Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Simmons & Simmons LLP to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • Be yourself and think about what makes you stand out from the other candidates. Also, get familiar with the competencies the firm looks for, namely commercial thinking, analytical skills, collegiality and resilience. Think about past examples of where you have demonstrated these qualities.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law

South West

June 2021


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