• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • I took part in a 2 week vacation scheme at BCLP. I sat in the Tech and Commercial team where I helped fee earners with various legal and administrative tasks. I also attended various workshops and insight talks whilst on the scheme.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I developed research skills, communication skills and commercial awareness. I also became a lot more confident in my understanding of how a law firm operates as a business.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • 4/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • I was able to experience what it would be like if I was a trainee at the firm and how my contributions would have an impact upon the business. I also developed a better understanding of the way the firm attracts and retains clients and how it makes money.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 4/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Everyone at BCLP is friendly and approachable. They will always carve out time where they can to talk to you about their work and will always help you out if you need the help.

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

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • 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 the experience - I loved getting to know the people at the firm and gaining a deeper insight into how the firm operates.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • Make sure to be friendly and approachable, but also professional. Be confident and don't be afraid to ask for a question to be repeated in an interview setting.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law

Central London and City

July 2021

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