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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2018)
"A welcoming, accepting and exciting law firm."
Culture
9.8 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.9 / 10
 
Hours
9.0 / 10
 
Salary
7.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.1 / 10
 
Pro Bono
6.0 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • Trainees are given a variety of high-profile work from a very early stage.
  • There’s a lack of hierarchy and a welcoming culture so people of all levels feel approachable.
  • Hours are seen as being less demanding and more flexible than at similar firms.
  • Facilities in the offices are largely thought of as being very good.

Cons

  • Some feel that technical systems could be updated.
  • There could be more clarity surrounding seat applications.
  • There could be an increase in the amount of formal training.
  • Overall salary is seen by some as below market rate.

What insiders say about...

"The process begins with an online application, similar to many other firms. You are..."

"The culture at the firm is really good, there's a lot of give and take here. The..."

"I have been really satisfied with the firm's internal training programme. A key training..."

"All individuals in the firm are accessible and it is good to learn from their experiences..."

"Every Friday is dress down and the regular dress code is fairly relaxed but smart...."

"Browne Jacobson appreciate that there is life outside of work and encourage you to..."

"Pay is competitive from a regional perspective but, as the firm grows and develops..."

"You get up to two extra days of annual leave and a travel allowance when you move..."

"Why law? Why commercial law? Why this firm?"

"People are generally quite conscious but I haven't seen any particular initiatives..."

"It's gotten increasingly better as we have grown."

"I've been exposed to good-quality work with commercial clients daily."

"I know the firm does pro bono in different areas."

"The culture is what sets the firm apart and is what makes it a great place to work..."

"The process of applying for seats and moving offices can be confusing at times."

"I attended a presentation at university on health and litigation that was given by..."

"Retention rates are typically around 90% and there are usually jobs in a number of..."

"The managing partner and CEO produced their own version of Peter Kay's car share,..."

"Friendly and ambitious."

"It would be helpful to get more information about seat moves sooner."

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