Linklaters Pathfinder at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Legal/Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Private Client Law Commercial Law Property Law

9.1/10

About You
9.0
The Organisation
9.3
Everything Else

9.0

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

A brilliant scheme, would recommend to anyone wanting to pursue a career in commercial law!

10/10

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

Everyone you walked past in the office (from catering staff and receptionists, to trainees and partners) smiled, said hello and made you feel very welcome. We were even provided with breakfast sandwiches on the second day and the food never stopped coming!

10/10

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

The graduate recruitment team were always available when you needed them and there was the opportunity to network 1-2-1 with a trainee who made an effort to catch up with you over the few days.

8/10

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

An invaluable insight into Linklaters, their vision for the future, and the culture of the firm.

8/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

A great variety of sessions covering everything you wanted to know about the firm. Long days in the office but plenty of brilliant social events and refreshments to keep everyone going!

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

A great, down to earth firm who went out of their way to make sure everyone felt comfortable.

10/10

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

We were given a personal branding workshop and plenty of opportunities designed to increase our confidence whilst we were in the office.

8/10

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?

Probably one of the most effective ways to find out what a career with Linklaters would be like. Spent plenty of time on the floor with associates and trainees and lots of networking opportunities.

9/10

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

Spending the two days in the office allowed me to get a feel for what the atmosphere in Linklaters is really like. The good and the bad!

10/10

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

10/10

Other Information

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

Both for travel and accommodation was provided for the night between the two days.

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

We worked 1-2-1 with a trainee who explained their role and took us on a tour of their department in which you were introduced to the other members of staff working there. I was in contact with a partner at the firm before the scheme, and the graduate recruitment team had no problem in taking me up to his department to meet with him and say hello!

9/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Fantastic social event on the first evening- involved cooking pizza and decorating cupcakes in the office restaurant! Plus, you were able to eat everything you had cooked afterwards in the partners' dining room with the other students on the scheme.

10/10

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

When talking to trainees, you were able to gain a real insight into the work and opportunities available at the firm.

7/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

A fantastic scheme, would urge everyone to apply!

10/10

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