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.
  • In the morning we would have talks from various departments and initiatives, followed by work on our sustainability group project, then followed by work with our trainer in our allocated department. The scheme gave me real insight into the brilliant culture of A&O, as well as the work it does on a day-to-day basis.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt to be as detailed and direct as possible with my questioning. I have also learnt a lot about financial regulation, specifically regarding crypto assets and the resolution procedure of major banks.


  • 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?
  • It was very intellectually stimulating, and very efficient in the way the information was delivered.


  • 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?
  • Pleasantly surprising. Everyone was personable, available and friendly. I felt able to ask anyone a question, no matter how senior.


  • 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?
  • Immeasurably. I can't thank you enough for the week, it was a brilliant insight into the firm and allowed me to learn a great deal about a multitude of practices, groups and the firm's culture.


  • 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 Allen & Overy
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Allen & Overy to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Allen & Overy
  • Stress your curiosity, and your willingness to learn.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

Greater London

December 2021


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