Vacation Scheme Student at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Corporate Law Intellectual Property Law Commercial Law

9.0/10

About You
9.0
The Organisation
8.7
Everything Else

9.5

About You

Role Description

3 Week vacation scheme where I sat in two departments.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

The vacation scheme was a great opportunity to meet different people within the firm and to learn more about life as a Linklaters fee earner.

9/10

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

I felt extremely valued and welcomed by everyone I interacted with.

9/10

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

Whenever I had a question, my trainee buddy or supervisor were at hand to give me a push in the right direction.

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 believe I developed a lot of technical skills as well as some more skills in relation to working within a large organisation.

9/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The structure of the vacation scheme was very good, as there were numerous organised talks and a keen interest in learning about us as vacation scheme students!

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

I found the atmosphere very enjoyable, and the other vac schemers were great to work with!

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?

I feel it has given me a great opportunity to learn more about a legal career in the city and it is definitely of great benefit to me.

9/10

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?

Yes, it was an all-encompassing experience that helped develop my understanding.

9/10

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

Through working with different individuals and through talks, I believe this was fulfilled.

9/10

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

8/10

Other Information

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

I believe we were paid adequately.

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

I met numerous different people, not just within my departments.

9/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Definitely different and worth experiencing! Speed boating on the Thames was a personal favourite.

10/10

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

Yes, my supervisor and trainee were actively telling me to get involved and I also managed to find out about opportunities aside from social or sports related activities such as the faith forums.

9/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Definitely!

10/10

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