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Ashurst LLP

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Ashurst LLP

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly, fun and good at what we do."
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
5.5 / 10
 
Hours
6.9 / 10
 
Salary
7.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.8 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.2 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • There is a welcoming and friendly working environment.
  • Trainees are given a lot of personal responsibility while still being supported.
  • Trainees have access to a wide variety of high-quality training programmes.
  • A great support network of mentors and feedback is in place to help trainees develop their skills.

Cons

  • The IT systems could benefit from an update.
  • At busy times, work hours can be long and unpredictable.
  • Some feel that the HR department could be more open.
  • There could be more options when it comes to secondments.

What insiders say about...

"There's an application form, an HR interview and a partner interview. My tips would..."

"Friendly and collegiate working environment. Open door policy in theory, but many..."

"Mixture of non legal and legal good, always something going on to improve knowledge..."

"From personal experience, mentors and supervisors have been keen and enthusiastic..."

"The dress code is business casual and dress down on a Friday. The offices are a serious..."

"So far my latest night has been midnight and earliest was 7.00 pm. The average has..."

"Good salary, but I would say we deserve it! Don't get bonuses until associate level...."

"Many social events are put on at Ashurst, taxis are provided if working late and..."

"Difficult interviews for those who did not do a vacation scheme here. Very much a..."

"My vacation scheme interview centred around what I had put on my CV ie what my hobbies..."

"Recycling is available, and solicitors are encouraged to make smart choices that..."

"Very diverse range of individuals. Many events planned through the year to do with..."

"The quality of work varies from department to department but most of the traditional..."

"There's a wide variety of legal and non legal pro bono opportunities."

"Very friendly people who are easy to get on with and the opportunity to work on very..."

"Sometimes the hours can be punishing and stress levels can be quite high."

"The combination of high quality work and fantastic working culture was the reason..."

"Generally very good and competitive retention rates each year."

"We did all the real estate work to make the two massive Westfield shopping centres..."

"Collaborative, friendly, hard working."

"The range of corporate social responsibility programmes is impressive."

"Able to control my work, even at times when it feels like I have lots of it. Help..."

"Music facilities at the office - working to implement this!"

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