• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Insight into the firm’s business, network, client base and culture through presentations with various members of the firm; insight into the role of a trainee solicitor at the firm through networking (both formal and informal) and delegated tasks such as pro Bono research, document amendments, attendance of meetings as well as business development tasks.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Networking skills; research skills; attention to detail; organisation skills

  • 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?
  • I was able to better understand the firm and its current and future strategy, as well as better understand what pursuing a training contract at the firm would mean in terms of culture, work, and level of exposure to the industry and clients.

  • 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
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Friendly and welcoming.

  • 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 am grateful for the rare opportunity to network with such talented lawyers at the top of their field to learn about their work and their career paths

  • 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 Baker McKenzie
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Baker McKenzie
  • Research the firm thoroughly to distinguish it from its competitors, prepare well for your interview and network with those at the firm to understand it from an insider’s perspective.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law

Central London and City

August 2021

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