Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • 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.
  • During the two weeks of the summer scheme, I sat in two different seats. One in one of the firm’s insurance practice and one in a commercial practice. Each day was centred around a different task, with feedback delivered at the end of the day. I also met with numerous members of each department I sat in for virtual coffees, which were a helpful way of learning more about the teams and the firm.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I learned how to review a contract reviews and give advice to negotiate more favourable terms for a client. I honed my skills in drafting client-centred work products. We had a presentation workshop, which provided useful advice to improve my presentation skills. I also conducted legal research and learned how to draft legal memos, case summaries and blog posts around key judgments.


  • 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?
  • There were several workshops that introduced us to the different practices at the firm and the types of work associated with those practices.


  • 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?
  • The company culture was beyond friendly, and it is clear that the firm goes to great lengths to ensure that it puts its people at the heart of its operations.


  • 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 scheme. There was a good balance of work and a lot of effort was made to ensure that we got the most out of the time we spent there.


  • 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
  • Be yourself and don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions. Go to events run by RPC before applying.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

Central London and City

18th August 2021


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