Trainee solicitor at Shoosmiths

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
manchester North West
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Legal/Law

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7.7/10

About You
8.2
The Organisation
7.3
Everything Else

7.8

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

The people at the firm are very kind and always willign to help. However i felt as thoguh the department i was in isn't for me and this is a good thing because now i know what area of law i don't really fancy doing. The firm itself is great

6/10

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

Everyone is very nice, easy to get along with.

8/10

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

My host was amazing , she was willing to answer any request i had and if i had any trouble with the task that i was given she would guide me in the right directions.

10/10

4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Practical work experience is always a great way to put the skills that are mentioned in a CV into practise. I have gained a lot of transferable skils whilst on my placement.

9/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

At times i didn't know what i was suppose to do. I wasn't given a schedule for the week , which i feel would have helped a lot considering i am a vacation scheme student and not yet a trainee.

3/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Great atmosphere. Great working enviroment.

8/10

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

They invested thier time.

7/10

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?

I have had a good insight in what woring within the corporate department is like.

9/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

I research into the company values and saw their values being done in practice.

7/10

10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

I know what kind of law i would like to do a seat in.

10/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?


12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

8/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

All trainee went for lunch together

6/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Very good practical expereince

9/10

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