Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • 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.
  • I was given a total of 5 tasks at the beginning of each week. Some of the tasks came with soft deadlines during the week, but generally I was expected to complete them at my own pace- with feedback provided at the end of each week. The tasks ranged from researching elements of the law, to writing draft submissions.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I very quickly developed a grasp of the practice areas that I was working in- enjoying a lot of contact with my two supervisors, as well as many coffees and meet-ups with members of the two teams. Particularly during my construction seat, I gained an awareness of the different elements in an arbitration, and feel that I am a lot more familiar with litigation work.


  • 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 was a lot of scope available in talking with current trainees at the firm- with networking events, catch-ups with trainee mentors, and even during social events. The trainees were very open in discussing their experiences in different seats. During presentations during the two weeks, the firm also offered a very holistic description of the different practice areas that make up the firm's key offerings.


  • 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

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very open and friendly, with everyone that I reached out to (many lawyers from different teams) responding and finding time to talk to me. I was able to enjoy hour long conversations with partners and senior lawyers, and was able to get to know them on a personal level, and not just about their work.


  • 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?
  • Very engaging and stimulating- leaving me with a very positive impression of RPC.


  • 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
  • I would spend a lot of time researching the firm's areas of strength- such as their insurance and media practices. Being able to differentiate RPC from the other firms that you might be applying to is important.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

Central London and City

23rd August 2021


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