Summer Vacation Scheme at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Europe
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Commercial Law

9.7/10

About You
9.5
The Organisation
9.8
Everything Else

9.8

About You

Role Description

Three week summer internship at Linklaters LLP's London offices for penultimate law and non-law students.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

One of the most enjoyable experiences of my life!

10/10

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

Everyone at Linklaters was incredibly friendly.

9/10

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

I sat in two departments during the vacation scheme and both my principals were very willing to help and answer any queries I had.

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 learnt much more during my time at Linklaters than I thought I would have - the sessions given by Partners about the different practice areas at Linklaters were particularly informative.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Great mix of work and social events.

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Really fun!

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?

I was surprised by the amount of resources that were invested in us - even the Managing Partner (Simon Davies) came to give us a talk.

10/10

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 was given a very comprehensive and objective view of what life as a commercial lawyer would be like.

10/10

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

I left with a very strong understanding of the Linklaters culture.

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?

I was paid £350 a week. I could have been reimbursed for accommodation and travel expenses but as I live nearby this was unnecessary.

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

There were many networking events and opportunities to meet people, from trainees to Partners.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Great!

9/10

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

Yes, we had a networking event where we were introduced to the different clubs and societies at the firm.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Yes, definitely!

10/10

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