• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

did a series of tasks for different departments, attended insight sessions and implemented ideas around CSR.


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Each day we were set a task by associates and senior members of staff to submit each day. We also had a number of insights into different areas of law and the opportunity to meet other trainees.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I learned a great deal on the scheme and gained valuable legal experience. I was exposed to different legal technology when drafting documents. I also learned a great deal about different legal terms and documents that I had not learned about yet. Finally, I developed my communication skills during insight sessions by asking questions and working alongside other candidates.

  • 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 very interesting. We got to hear about different areas of law which normally we wouldn't have had the opportunity to do. We also heard from different emloyees at the firm such as members of HR and business development.

  • 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?
  • Very friendly and supportive. People were happy to answer questions and arrange meetings with us.

  • 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 very much enjoyed it. The team made a conscientious effort to give us good experience and contact with the firm despite the scheme being held virtually. The tasks were difficult if you had not done the LPC or had not been a paralegal but they provided great experience regardless.

  • 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
  • Go in with an open mind. Ask questions and try to meet people when you can. Don't be over-faced by the tasks and ask lots of questions. Remember to be yourself!

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


29th June 2021

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