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"There are often discounted theatre tickets and there are always free events on."
First year trainee, Bristol
"Yellow umbrellas are provided for us!"
First year trainee, Leeds
"If you relocate while on secondment, the firm covers accommodation and travel home, which is great."
Second year trainee, Newcastle
"There's a great pension and you get reduced rates at certain restaurants, discounts at gyms and a resident butcher (who is a partner in insolvency) who provides fresh, locally sourced, pedigree Longhorn beef!"
First year trainee, Newcastle
"Pension contributions, gym membership contributions, occasional treats like free breakfast at the canteen and Easter eggs."
First year trainee, Newcastle
"You can buy an extra five days of holiday for a total of 30."
First year trainee, London


"There are a great deal of benefits available through a number of arrangements that the firm has: from discount cinema tickets to hotel stays."
Second year trainee, Southampton
"The firm is very supportive with regard to corporate social responsibility opportunities, and I have been able to get involved in a number of schemes, including mentoring students from a local school, which is very rewarding."
First year trainee, Leeds
"The firm is really good at paying for trainees to attend events to improve on our networking skills, and go to training sessions that perhaps at other firms we wouldn't be able to."
First year trainee, Plymouth
"The best perk of working at Bond Dickinson is the large budget for sports and social events, and it's usually the job of the trainees to help to spend it by organising fun events!"
First year trainee, Bristol
"The secondment opportunities are a great perk, and come with great perks such as a fully serviced apartment."
First year trainee, Bristol
"The best perk is how expenses such as: travel home and for significant others are covered when on secondment. Fantastic flats are available for the London secondments which a city trainee would unlikely be able to afford themselves."
First year trainee, Newcastle
"We receive phone contract discounts, and discounts at local venues, which are a great perk."
First year trainee, Newcastle
"Firm events such as Bramham Horse Trials and a Charity Clay Shoot, in addition to firm funded CSR events are the best perks."
First year trainee, Newcastle
"In my office we receive free tickets to Beamish Museum. Otherwise, in my opinion, the firm is a bit light on benefits, for instance, we receive no healthcare until you we are partners."
Second year trainee, Newcastle


"The best perks: the maintenance grant, LPC fees paid and there is always cake around!"
First year trainee, Bristol
"Having the pension contributions matched to 5% is a good perk."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"We receive free private health care with the firm!"
First year trainee, Southampton
"Pensions and other benefit schemes are a plus."
Second year trainee, Newcastle
"A half day on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve is a perk."
Second year trainee, Bristol
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