Work Experiance student at Pinsent Masons

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Central London & City
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Review Date:
August 2014

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Review Score

6.6 /10

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

7/10

I was helping and assisting Trainee solicitors with their work. Such as research tasks, summarising contracts and cases or drafting letters.

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

7/10

Yes. I have learnt that attention to detail is vital aswell as time management and organisation.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I really enjoyed my programme and would love to do it again! Everyone was so friendly and welcoming.

4. How valued do you feel by Pinsent Masons?

5/10

I feel even as if my work may not have been the most helpful since I am not a law student, that the work I did do was apprectiated and valued.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

Very well. There was a good induction morning and it was nice to haev a structured powerpoint in the mornings to get the work experiance students together.

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

7/10

I recieved a lot of support in anything i was unsure off. I felt that if i had a question it was alright to ask - no matter how small.

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

5/10

I recieved a lot of support in anything i was unsure off. I felt that if i had a question it was alright to ask - no matter how small.

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

5/10

I did not get a salary.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

No, as we are only there for a short time. However I belive for employees there are a lot of opportunities.

9. Would you recommend Pinsent Masons to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

The friendly and welcoming atmposhere was somthing very special and unique for a big law firm.

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

I would advise them to make the most of their time, and not be afraid to ask any questions.

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