• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • We were given different tasks each day which were set by a different department e.g. corporate, banking and finance. We were given numerous hours each day between talks to complete the assigned tasks and we were given the opportunity to check in with the person who assigned the task to ask any questions.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I certainly developed my time management skills because I had to ensure that I completed tasks in the time we had allocated. I also learnt the importance of being very precise in my 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?
  • Each person who spoke to us ensured that their talks were both interesting and interactive for us. Gateley is different from a lot of law firms so I found it very useful to find out about their business structure.

  • 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


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The culture was the first thing that drew me to Gateley and I was not disappointed. Everyone was so friendly and helpful and really put in a lot of effort, which was more difficult due to the vacation scheme being online.

  • 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?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I enjoyed the week, although I must note that I found some of the tasks quite difficult. However, this allowed me to push myself and see what I am capable of.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 4/5

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Gateley Legal
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Gateley Legal to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Gateley Legal
  • Honestly, be yourself. I know everyone says it but Gateley really want to see who you are- so show your personality as much as possible! They don't want corporate robots they want real people with personalities.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Corporate Law

North West

1st September 2021

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