Work experience student at Pinsent Masons

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

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Review Score

6.9 /10

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


Shadow trainee solicitors and work in 4 different departments, helping out with their tasks.

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


Teamwork and communication

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


It was a lot of fun and very informative

4. How valued do you feel by Pinsent Masons?


Very, everyone was very friendly and welcoming

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Well, we had a programme for the week and it was useful

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


They're always there if you have any questions or need help

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


They're always there if you have any questions or need help

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


It was work experience so there was no pay

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


I only spent a week there, but from what the trainees said, yes

9. Would you recommend Pinsent Masons to a friend?


9b. Why?

It is a great environment to work in, and really helpful to experience the day-to-day life of a solicitor

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

Tailor your application to Pinsents, and do your best to get a place because it's a great experience

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