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Rating

3.4/5
  • About You
    2.9
  • The Company
    3.1
  • Everything Else
    4.4

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Very enjoyable day, friendly and welcoming environment, interesting activities, and well structured.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • 0/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • 4/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Helped to inform career choice in terms of the type of firm which I would wish to pursue a career at.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Good use of a limited amount of time, right balance in terms of the variety of activities/ presentations, whilst at the same time not packing too much into the day that there is insufficient time to properly engage with each of the activities/ presentations.

    4/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Very good, trainees, partners, HR Staff all very accommodating, and atmosphere was fairly friendly and relaxed.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 0/5

  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • Some insight into the role of a trainee at the firm, through chance to speak and engage with some of the trainees. However limited amount of time meant it was hard to build up a concrete picture of exactly what its like to work at the firm.

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Trainees and partners I spoke to certainty projected a positive image of the collegiate and global culture on offer at the firm.

    4/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • Established a better understanding of the type of firm I wish to work for in terms of size, culture and ambition.

    4/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Although still awaiting reimbursement.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Plenty of opportunities to ask questions and network with a range of lawyers across the firm, including partners as well as trainees.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Very good, relaxed and fairly informal environment, making it easy to ask questions.

    4/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Lots of social, sporting and pro bono opportunities.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • 5/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

Central London and City

April 2013


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