Vacation Scheme Trainee

by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • I had numerous workshops/seminars to attend which revolved around the firm's practice areas + self-development. I had to support trainees, associates, and partners with their deals and had the opportunity to talk + learn from them. Networking events + socials were a norm as well.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I improved + learnt a range of skills including: legal drafting, research, communication, organisation, analytical skills etc.

  • 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?
  • The information was very clear, easy to understand, and logically shared.

  • 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?
  • Everyone were very friendly and supportive. They were not afraid to share their own mistakes with me to show me that it is okay to make mistakes and learn from them. The work given to me was exactly what a real trainee would do and the feedback I got was always constructive.

  • 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 loved it.

  • 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 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Make sure you research the firm's strategy - Project Advance - and understand that real estate is the firm's key focus.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Corporate Law

Central London and City

June 2022

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