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  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The vacation scheme provided an excellent opportunity to get to know the firm and understand in greater detail what sets it apart from its competitors. The day-to-day work was similar to what a trainee solicitor would do as we were able to get involved in live work alongside our trainee buddies and supervisors.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have developed a greater understanding of the firm and the legal industry. My analytical and interpersonal skills have also greatly improved thanks to the high level of exposure to real, significant legal work which we were afforded.

  • 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

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  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • We were given incredibly useful and informative sessions on various aspects of the firm such as its approach to diversity and inclusion and pro bono which I greatly appreciated. These sessions provided a unique insight to the non-legal goals which the firm is working towards.

  • 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 and general atmosphere were much better than I ever could have hoped. I instantly felt at ease in the presence of the firm's employees and really enjoyed interacting with everyone.

  • 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?
  • The vacation scheme was thoroughly enjoyable. Getting involved in live work provided an incredible insight into the work which the firm carries out. The networking opportunities were excellent and allowed me to talk to a wide range of people in different roles at the firm. The socials which the graduate recruitment team organised were also really fun and provided an excellent opportunity to get to know others in a less formal setting.

  • 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
  • I would certainly advise anyone interested in a career in commercial law to apply to Baker McKenzie. The firm carries out work of the highest quality and the working environment is incredibly friendly and collaborative.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Central London and City

September 2021

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