work experience student at Pinsent Masons

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Yorkshire & The Humber
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Review Date:
July 2014

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Review Score

7.3 /10

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

10/10

As a work experience student, I had varied tasks each day from different departments so I had an understanding about what different departments do. I also had the chance to attend meetings and participate in discussions which I really enjoyed. Through this, I felt that I had a deeper understanding about life as a solicitor and the jobs they do. Besides that, I also met different solicitors in the department and enjoyed talking to them about a career in law. They gave me a further understanding about law and exceeded the stock information I read on the internet. It was enjoyable talking to different solitors and I think that Pinsent Masons is a really sociable company, just through the relationships between employees.

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

5/10

Transferable skills such as research and communication.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

4. How valued do you feel by Pinsent Masons?

5/10

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

4/10

We had an induction each day to different sectors of law which helped me with my decision of what law i prefered. I had lots of information about joining the company and becoming a solicitor which I truly appreciate.

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

10/10

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

6/10

A lot

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

6/10

as it was a work experience, i was not paid but it was definitely worth it.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Yes

9. Would you recommend Pinsent Masons to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

It is a sociable work place

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

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