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Offices & Dress

9.2 / 10

(based on 22 ratings in 2017)

2017

"The dress code is actually quite relaxed. It's necessary to dress smartly when you are seeing clients but you can definitely reflect your personality. I've been known to wear a jumpsuit. We have dress down Fridays, which doesn't just mean no jacket or tie as jeans, trainers and summer dresses are fine so long as you're decent."
Second year trainee, London
"The London office is amazing! It has good office space and excellent facilities. We have our own bar and two restaurants, a fantastic gym, squash court and an entire medical clinic with a dentist, eye doctor, masseuse and manicure services etc). Other international offices that I havevisited are also very modern and usually in the very centre of the city."
Second year trainee, London but currently on an international secondment
"We have a great location and space. The dress code is quite relaxed in most departments."
First year trainee, London
"The staff restaurant on the 10th floor is subsidised and very good, especially for breakfast. There is a roof terrace on the 10th floor and we tend to eat meals outside in the nice weather. Lavanda, the coffee bar/restaurant, is really good and also has a roof terrace. In summer, there are BBQs for lunch on Friday. The gym is very good, as are the health/beauty facilities. The location in Spitalfields is good and there are lots of great restaurants, bars, coffee shops and shops around. The dress code is more casual than expected as long as you're not meeting clients, where it is more formal."
First year trainee, London
"The dress code is quite chilled. It differs between departments but chinos are generally fine for guys."
Second year trainee, London
"The London offices are terrific with loads of amenities. It could benefit from more natural light in some parts though. The Singapore office is also really good, although admittedly the London office tops it for sheer size and offerings."
Second year trainee, London, but on currently on secondment to Singapore.

2016

"Great location. A fun area in London. Lovely office – spacious, roof top bar and canteen. Dress code is quite relaxed."
First year trainee, London
"The gym downstairs is great and the canteen food is really good. Offices are big and have plenty of storage space. The dress code is smart casual during the week and there are casual Fridays."
First year trainee, London
"Excellent location, excellent facilities. The roof top and bar is a pretty good set up. Very relaxed dress code with casual Fridays."
First year trainee, London
"Good location and space inside. Very light rooms with many windows. Dress code is fairly relaxed if you're not seeing clients."
Second year trainee, London
"The location is superb being near East London/Spitalfields market. The best area of the City to be located. We have two great roof terraces with fantastic views across London. Great health and well-being centre that offers a number of complimentary services."
First year trainee, London
"Our offices are amazing. We have everything on-site, the location is brilliant and can't be faulted. Dress code is the normal business casual. Most, but not all, departments have dress down Fridays too."
Second year trainee, London
"The office has everything you could need (and, thankfully, I haven't even had to use the sleeping pods yet)."
First year trainee, London
"The best offices of any London-based law firm. Period. Spitalfields market is vibrant and busy with a great range of stores and restaurants. We are a short walk from both the City and Shoreditch/Hoxton, which really is the best of both worlds. Liverpool Street Station is a major transport hub that allows for commuting from further afield. The offices themselves are nice and modern with each trainee sharing an office with their trainer. The restaurant is due to be upgraded this summer and there are a number of on-site facilities (gym, medical, bar, cafe, library, sleeping pods)."
First year trainee, London

2015

"The office has great views and is well laid out to ensure maximum natural light."
First year trainee, London
"Our stunning roof terrace and bar are the top attraction of the office, though the gym and other facilities are useful as well. The dress code is relaxed."
Second year trainee, London
"The dress code is not very formal, which is good. Other than that we have decent offices in a convenient location with good facilities."
Second year trainee, London
"The office location is great and the amenities are good. Individual offices are nice and there are good terraces to sit out on as well as a free gym at work and a café/bar in the office. My only drawback would be that there are not many breakout areas and that the canteen can become a bit same-y."
Second year trainee, London
"As far as I am concerned you can't fault the office. It's custom built and has everything you could possibly want. It's light, airy, and also has a great location near to Shoreditch. Dress code is smart casual. The men don't wear ties unless they have to. Most of the women wear dresses."
First year trainee, London
"The office has lots of space and big windows. There are lots of great facilities including a gym, bar and laundry service. The dress code is business casual and many departments have dress down Fridays as well."
Second year trainee, London
"The office is in a great location and has great facilities and a great view. There are 10th and 6th floor terraces, a bar/Italian restaurant and onsite gym/doctor/dentist which all genuinely do make your life that bit better and easier. The dress code is becoming increasingly relaxed."
Second year trainee, London
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