Baker McKenzie LLP

One Small Change

2018

"Being more organised when it comes to seat rotations so that trainees have more of an idea of where they are going. In previous rotations, trainees only found out their next seat a couple of days before they change."
First year trainee, London
"More transparency around seat moves and secondments."
First year trainee, London
"More engagement with the trainee cohort, both formally and informally."
Second year trainee, London

2017

"I'd like to have more three-month seats."
First year trainee, London
"More feedback, both informal and formal."
First year trainee, London
"More transparency with seat choices and rotations as well as better support from graduate recruitment."
First year trainee, London
"The seat moves could be more transparent."
Second year trainee, London

2015

"In my opinion there should be more trainee-focused social events funded by the firm.."
Second year trainee, London
"I think that there should be more transparency in HR processes."
Second year trainee, London
"I would like to rotate supervisors during your time in the departments i.e. in a six month seat, rotate after three months."
Second year trainee, London
"From my personal experience, there should be more instructions for supervisors on their role, and how to give instructions to their mentees."
First year trainee, London

2014

"The firm should ensure all trainees are able to go on secondment if they wish to."
First year trainee, London
"I would like there to be more paralegals to take on some of the more administrative tasks."
Second year trainee, Brussels
"The firm could consider making seats shorter to allow for more rotations to different departments."
First year trainee, London
"Ensure all supervisors are sufficiently personable and helpful if they are to spend six months contributing to the training and development of a trainee."
Second year trainee, London
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