Graduate blog


Megan, an incoming Edinburgh Class of 2020 graduate, gives an insight into her experiences on the 2018 Summer Internship

I thoroughly enjoyed my time during the summer internship and it confirmed that DLA Piper was the firm I wanted to train at and forge my legal career with. I feel fortunate to have met hugely impressive and inspiring people, and I would start my training contract yesterday if I could. I want to share my experience by talking about the culture of the firm, the induction and my two weeks in the Edinburgh office.

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Amelia shares her experiences of the work experience placements she undertook on the Summer Internship in the Sheffield office

My experiences of the Real Estate and Employment practice groups were the highlight of my summer internship at DLA Piper. On my first morning in the Real Estate team, I was led to my desk where I was to sit next to a partner for the week. This naturally made me feel nervous as I felt that I was under increased pressure to perform. However, this was far from the reality.

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Faith, an incoming London Class of 2019 graduate, shares her experiences of completing the Summer Internship in the London office

I’m Faith and I’ll be joining the London Office as a trainee next summer. I found the three week summer internship to be a fantastic learning experience. Not only was I challenged by the work itself and projects we were set, but I also realised the importance of the culture of a firm and ensuring its values align with your own. Here is a breakdown of my time on the scheme.

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