• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • To provide exposure to the workplace and the firm culture to vacation scheme students. Generally, the day-to-day tasks mostly consist of court documents preparation and legal research.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Being able to step into the client's shoes while working on the relevant research and document preparation is essential in order to structure an argument that best reflects the client's interest. Besides, it is important to take a step further in performing your assigned tasks, always think twice regarding what is the information that the recipient will tend to highlight, this will definitely assist in carrying out the task better.

  • 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?
  • This helps in future career planning as you get the more required information and can now better picture the industry.

  • 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?
  • The company values diversity and equality, generally, people are very friendly and approachable. I bumped into several partners, including the managing partner on my way back to my seat or to the pantry occasionally, and they will usually stop by to chat a little bit about my day and offer some great advice.

  • 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?
  • The scheme is structured carefully, we get to learn the functions of different departments and also to have lunch with some fee earners. During the casual setting, you get to ask informal questions like 'why would you begin your career as a lawyer' which you may not have the opportunity to ask during work time. This is particularly helpful for fresh grad

  • 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 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • 5/5

  • 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
  • People are generally approachable and can very much relate to your anxiety and nervousness as a vacation scheme student, so do not be afraid to reach out for help.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law


August 2021

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