Law at Allen & Overy

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Legal/Law

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Allen & Overy is a Top Employer

8.9/10

About You
8.0
The Organisation
9.0
Everything Else

9.8

About You

Role Description

International Law firm with a global focus.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Very insightful and eye-opening experience into life in a city law firm.

8/10

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

The staff- both lawyers and graduate recruitment team - were incredibly friendly and most approachable. I was made to feel very valued indeed, like part of the firm!

9/10

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

Great networking events were organised throughout the day, including speed-netoworking and lunch with employees. As such, each event or activity that was organised was both a social experience and a means of finding out more about the firm. The careers focus was most appealing.

9/10

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

I am a first year student and this has yet to be determined!

6/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Incredibly well-organised and ran very smoothly.

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Simultaneously fun and lighthearted as well as career-orientated and serious.

10/10

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

I felt very welcome and valued. A BBQ was held and a bag of freebies was at hand!

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?

Very insightful in this respect.

8/10

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

I acquired an insight into all aspects of the company's culture from the perks of the job in respect of gym and medical facilities and the restaurant on site. As well as this, all staff embodied a friendly and approachable demeanour.

10/10

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

9/10

Other Information

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

Travel expenses are reimbursed. Lunch and breakfast are also provided.

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

Breakfast and lunch provided networking opportunities as well as the work shadowing element of the day, whereby one was afforded the chance to choose their preferred department in advance and was then allocated respectively.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Very enjoyable.

10/10

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

Discussion took place regarding the sporting and musical societies within the firm itself.

9/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Absolutely!

10/10