Vacation Scheme

by Gateley Legal


  • Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • We got involved with various department tasks with corporate, banking and finance, restructuring, and construction. Everyday we had insight and networking sessions which allowed us to meet firm employees and understand the culture and work that goes on.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I developed a greater understanding of legal documents and tasks undertaken in a legal firm. I also developed my creative thinking and problem solving skills.

  • 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
  • 4/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • It was intriguing to hear everyone's experiences and journeys to becoming solicitors. It was refreshing to see Gateley's culture shining through all of the firm's members and getting a clear oversight of the work being done.

  • 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?
  • It's a friendly and open environment. You feel comfortable enough to reach out to anyone for more information about a particular department or even a chat over coffee! They are also open it suggestions on how they can improve and reach their culture objectives.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 3/5

  • 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?
  • This was truly a much needed experience for an aspiring solicitor such as myself. I enjoyed meeting everyone and immersing myself in the tasks provided.

  • 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! Also don't be afraid to reach out to others for help/guidance and get to know the people around you.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


East Midlands

July 2021

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