Get the inside buzz from graduates at Ashurst LLP

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 24 ratings in 2016)
"If you want a firm that works hard and plays hard, this is the place to be."
  • A welcoming and friendly working environment.
  • Trainees are given a lot of personal responsibility without being overwhelmed.
  • Achieving diversity with regards to the gender and ethnicity of employees is taken very seriously.
  • A great support network of mentors and feedback is in place to help trainees develop their skills.
  • The IT systems could benefit from an update.
  • At busy times, work hours can be long and unpredictable.
  • Some felt that the seat move system lacked transparency.
  • There could be more options when it comes to secondments.
8.8 / 10
Formal Training
8.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
6.7 / 10
7.1 / 10
7.7 / 10
8.1 / 10
Pro Bono
8.4 / 10

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"The building is outdated, but we are moving offices in the next couple of years."

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"Previously good, although not sure on current situation."

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