• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the virtual experience and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The virtual experience was an Insight Day which allowed placement students to learn more about the firm. The day included an application skills workshop, an information session on transactional, advisory and contentious work, an opportunity to network with trainees and a session on Inclusion and Diversity at Baker Mckenzie.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Yes, the application skills workshop really helped me to develop my approach to applications as I was able to understand what the employers are looking for.

  • 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?
  • 3/5

  • 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?
  • It was extremely interesting and definitely necessary but, as expected, slightly overwhelming. There was a lot to take in and it could have been difficult for individuals who had just stepped into the world of law.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the virtual experience
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the virtual experience
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the virtual experience
  • 3/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture was extremely friendly. Everyone was very kind and helpful both to us, the work experience students, and to each other. It was clear that everyone got on well with their colleagues and had had good social experiences within the firm.

  • 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 virtual experience?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  • I really enjoyed the virtual experience. It was extremely interesting and I felt that I got to know so much more about the firm. Everyone I met (virtually) was so friendly and provided helpful answers to my questions. I was able to obtain an insight into the culture and ethos of the firm which has really helped to solidify my interest not only in law, but also in Baker McKenzie as a future place of work for me. The application advice was also invaluable.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the virtual experience
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 3/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Baker McKenzie
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Baker McKenzie
  • Be yourself! The atmosphere I received from the firm is that they really value individuals and thrive of the creativity that the diversity of their employees bring.

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Central London and City

August 2021

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