Get the inside buzz from graduates at Akin Gump

7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2016)
  • Supervisors provide regular feedback.
  • A good retention rate historically.
  • There is a lack of formal training available.
  • Difficult to predict the level of client contact.
7.3 / 10
Formal Training
6.8 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
7.3 / 10
8.5 / 10
8.3 / 10
Pro Bono
7.5 / 10

What insiders say about...

"Make sure you have an awareness of the business. It's also worth practising scenario..."

"Friendly, non-hierarchical, efficient."

"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."

"Food and taxis home provided when working late."

"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 great people."

"Less formalised training compared to peers’ experiences at magic circle firms."

"Small trainee intake, interesting work, good benefits."

"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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