Mini Pupilage at London Borough of Southwark

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Central London & City
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Review Date:
May 2017

Review Score

9.9 /10

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

10/10

I shadowed a barrister at the Inner London Crown Court, taking notes on a trial and assisting the barrister.

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

10/10

I have learnt a lot about court procedure, courtroom advocacy and conducting a conference with a client.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I really enjoyed the programme, and it exceeded my expectations. It was a great experience.

4. How valued do you feel by London Borough of Southwark?

9/10

I felt valued as I received really useful feedback and I was thanked for the work that I did.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

It was very organised and well structured as there was plenty of support available to me.

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

10/10

I received a lot of support from my supervisors as they taught me new skills and helped me to resolve my problems.

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

10/10

I received plenty of support from my supervisors as they taught me new skills and helped me to resolve my problems.

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

10/10

This is not applicable as it was unpaid experience which lasted a week, but the experience was worth it.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

I am not sure about this, but I would like to get involved as it sounds fun and engaging.

9. Would you recommend London Borough of Southwark to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

I would because it is a great place to get legal experience with a real practical focus.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to London Borough of Southwark?

I would advise them to apply because it is a great opportunity and to be honest in their applications. The reasons for the application should be personal to them.

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