Work Experience at Pinsent Masons

Start Date:
2014
Location:
North West
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Review Date:
April 2014

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Review Score

7.9 /10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

8/10

I was on work experience. Everyday I would be paired with a different trainee solictor and have to complete tasks set by them. I would be put in a different area of law, and the trainees would set a range of tasks such as reading, powerpoints, organising.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

8/10

I've learnt basic office skills. More knowlege in different legal sectors. And experience in a working situation

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I did enjoy most aspects of the programme. The team at Pinsent Masons are very friendly and down to earth, making me feel more comfortable. And I felt my work was appreciated and useful

4. How valued do you feel by Pinsent Masons?

10/10

Very, I got recognition for my work by the team and was invited to attend extra conferences ect as I was a part of the preparation for it.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

The programme was very structed, I was set a task to do each day at set times.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

10/10

I was able to approach all of my trainees at any time if I needed extra support or wanted to talk.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

7/10

I was introduced to the programme by the HR team however didn't see them since. I wasn't introduced to the manager. However, each day my trainee would introduce me to the people in the team including the partners.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

5/10

Work experience so no pay.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

5/10

Work experience so only here for the week.

9. Would you recommend Pinsent Masons to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

I felt very welcome and was provided with a great experience and knowledge.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Pinsent Masons?

My experience was provided by Pathways to Law.

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