Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • 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 arrived and were greeted, before having a welcome presentation by one of the Partners. Throughout the day, we took part in interactive presentations and networking sessions with the current trainees and senior lawyers at the firm.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I learnt a lot more about RPC's culture and how the firm is driven by its people and clients. I also had the opportunity to speak to senior lawyers about what they do on a day-to-day basis which was great for developing my confidence and understanding.


  • 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?
  • Everyone throughout the day was very transparent about what their role was in the firm and how they work as part of a wider team. They also took the time to explain their day-to-day in a simple way, so that those without legal experience could relate to them. This really helped when preparing my Training Contract application and interview, as I could understand where I could fit in the firm much clearer.


  • 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?
  • It was very friendly. We were always invited to ask questions and discuss our own ideas in the breakout rooms with trainees. It was also testament to RPC's culture that senior lawyers and partners spoke to in small breakout rooms to help us gain an accurate insight into the firm. The current trainees were also very friendly and complimentary of the firm which was reassuring.


  • 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 the Insight Day! It spurred me on to complete the Virtual Experience programme and to apply for a training contract.


  • 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 RPC
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend RPC to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to RPC
  • Make sure you spend some time really understanding the firm's culture and practice areas - the YouTube videos are great! Also, try to be fully yourself in the interview process. Ask questions you want to know the answer to, even if they're more about RPC's culture and people than the work they do.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law

South West

5th August 2021


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