Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Business Insight
    4.7
  • 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.
  • Throughout the scheme, I was able to gain a valuable insight into the operations and culture of the firm through various practice overviews and meeting with members of the firm - of varying levels of seniority. In addition to these organised events, I also undertook a wide variety of legal work which included drafting client emails, research tasks into financial agreements and other various trainee assignments.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I was able to develop my skill of time management throughout my time at the scheme, as I was constantly having to balance the work given to us, along with attending socials/practice events and meetings that I organised to gain a better insight into the firm. I was also able to develop interpersonal skills such as effective communication, through networking with various members of the firm and drafting emails directed to clients.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • The scheme was very informative and provided me with significant information about the business that the firm undertakes and the future objectives that the firm is aspiring to achieve. I was also able to deepen my knowledge about the business through speaking to various trainees and associates, which provided me with a range of perspectives regarding the work that the firm does and the potential roles that would be available to me in the future.


  • 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
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • I was able to effectively gauge the firm’s diverse and inclusive culture throughout the scheme. I had the benefit of speaking to senior members of the firm, who were able to provide me with a valuable insight into the firm’s diverse initiatives. The authenticity of the firm particularly stood out to me and reinforced my notion of Linklaters being a firm that is genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion.


  • 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 thoroughly enjoyed the insight into the firm during my vacation scheme, which only served to deepen my understanding of the operations and culture of the firm, as well as its unique global strategy.


  • 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 Linklaters
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Linklaters
  • I would definitely recommend undertaking in-depth research before applying to the firm, in order to see whether the firm's culture and values align with your own personal values. In addition to this, I would recommend networking with any individuals that are associated with Linklaters, which would be beneficial in gaining a greater insight into the firm and the type of work that it undertakes whilst applying to the firm.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

Central London and City

17th August 2021


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