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7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2016)
"Open, friendly, enthusiastic and genuine."
  • Maintaining a decent work/life balance is encouraged by the firm.
  • The levels of responsibility are very good for trainees from the outset.
  • The culture at the firm is very friendly, which leads to a pleasant working environment.
  • There is high-quality work and opportunities to run your own files.
  • Not all trainees got information about their seats as early as they would have liked.
  • Communication within the firm could be improved.
  • Some felt that the pay could be more competitive.
  • While feedback was given, some trainees felt it could have been more structured.
8.5 / 10
Formal Training
7.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
7.9 / 10
7.2 / 10
7.3 / 10
Pro Bono
6.6 / 10

What insiders say about...

"You should know the firm and know your CV! The interviewers are not out to trick..."

"This firm is truly operating an 'open-door' policy. The partners are approachable..."

"Professional skills courses can be dull but the advocacy course that's run in-house..."

"Trainees are assigned a trainee mentor, and supervisors are also approachable and..."

"It's a modern office with good views across Tower Bridge and the Tower of London..."

"People work according to what they are working on. In some teams 9:00am to 6:00pm..."

"The firm's salary is very competitive and the highest for a law firm in Newcastl..."

"The best perk is how expenses such as: travel home and for significant others are..."

"The assessment day involved a group exercise, an interview, a presentation, role..."

"The questions were centred around my CV and experiences. I wasn't asked technical..."

"The firm is currently looking to get ISO accreditation."

"The four partners made up in July 2014 were all female at Bond Dickinson."

"The level of client interaction available is very high (based on the seats which..."

"I've been helping at local schools, mentoring, helping homeless people into work,..."

"A good work/life balance and a variety of work."

"The differing pay between office locations rather than performance related both in..."

"I was drawn to the firm's ambition and drive, more so than most other firms who have..."

"In my experience retention rates are very good here. We were told that the firm is..."

"Most of our offices are near to a river, so they have some lovely views."

"Friendly, ambitious, changing!"

"Bond Dickinson offers several work placements."

"Inform trainees of their next seat sooner."

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