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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2016)
"Innovative, dedicated, and passionate about what we do."
Pros: 
  • Supervisors provide regular feedback.
  • A good retention rate historically.
Cons: 
  • There is a lack of formal training available.
  • Difficult to predict the level of client contact.
Culture
7.3 / 10
 
Formal Training
6.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
7.3 / 10
 
Salary
8.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.3 / 10
 
Pro Bono
7.5 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Interviews are with the graduate recruitment panel consisting of the graduate recruitment..."

"Strong emphasis on work/life balance, friendly and supportive environment."

"Emphasis is on bespoke learning on the job, supplemented by bi-weekly formal training..."

"The supervisors are very good at providing regular feedback."

"The offices are very nice. The dress code is smart casual most of the time."

"Hours are seat and deal dependant. They can often be long."

"I feel we are well paid."

"Option to order dinner after 7.00 pm. Taxi home after 9.00 pm."

"In one interview, I was asked to present my thoughts on a recent publication. In..."

"I haven't yet seen much information on this, though we recycle and I understand there..."

"The first year trainees are all girls, which is positive."

"I am given a good deal of responsibility for my own work, but not much client co..."

"The firm offers plenty of opportunities to get involved with pro bono work."

"The intelligent, hard-working people who are passionate about their jobs and their..."

"Administration and research limitations."

"Positive media coverage."

"Retention has been very good previously."

"We have a beautiful roof terrace overlooking Shoreditch House."

"Innovative, dedicated, and passionate about what we do."

"Looking forward to an enhanced formal training structure being rolled out this y..."

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