• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • There were a number of sessions run by graduate recruitment, such as information on pro bono work and a group task. We also sat in 2 different departments, which involved completing work and networking with people within the departments.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I developed a number skills. For example, I developed my time management skills due to balancing different tasks set. I also developed my confident and ability to take initiative as I had the ability to contact people within the firm and organise meetings. I also developed my attention to detail due to checking work to ensure there were no mistakes.

  • 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?
  • We sat in 2 seats, which allowed us to get a good insight into different departments, but we also had the opportunity to network with people in other departments. We also had a number of sessions about different aspects of the firm including CSR.

  • 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?
  • Every person I spoke to was incredibly friendly and welcoming. Although the scheme was virtual, I had the opportunity to speak to a number of people, as well as attend socials and team meetings.

  • 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 enjoyed the scheme very much- in particular, I enjoyed networking with lawyers and learning about the different roles people have. I also enjoyed the socials, which provided a great opportunity to get to know the other vac schemers, as well as trainees.

  • 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 Baker McKenzie
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Baker McKenzie to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Baker McKenzie
  • I would recommend attending events with the firm, e.g. webinars, to learn more about the firm's values and trainee experiences. I would also suggest looking at all experience you have- a part time job working as a tutor can help you develop a number of skills.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Central London and City

July 2021

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