Get the inside buzz from graduates at Clyde & CO

7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2015)
"An entrepreneurial law firm with good clients and talented lawyers."
Pros: 
  • Colleagues are friendly and intelligent
  • Maintaining a healthy work/life balance is encouraged and there is no culture of 'face-time'
  • Trainees are given good levels of responsibility and exposure to a wide range of work
  • There are plenty of international opportunities for those who want them
Cons: 
  • Working hours can get quite long in busy periods
  • Internal decision-making processes can be slow
  • Can be short notice as to the location and department of your next seat
  • Salaries don't quite match those on offer at other firms
Culture
8.3 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.8 / 10
 
Hours
7.6 / 10
 
Salary
5.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.1 / 10
 
Pro Bono
7.5 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Well rounded people with commercial awareness, an understanding of business and awareness..."

"Our intake is very sociable and do everything together, there is no culture of 'face-time'..."

"The firm has regular training sessions (at least one or two a week) which trainees..."

"Different partners and associates have different ways of working, instructing and..."

"Dress code is relaxed in my dept – no tie, etc. Brown shoes however are apparently..."

"They can vary - sometimes be very long and intense and sometimes be much more ma..."

"Personally, I do not feel that my salary reflects the hours that I am working."

"Firm tickets to events if client's cannot use them. Gym membership. Standard set..."

"The assessment day was quite long and challenging, but ultimately provides you with..."

"I was asked why I chose Clyde & Co in particular, where it should expand to next..."

"The firm encourages recycling of paper and other types of waste, but does not go..."

"There are quite a few people from ethnic minority groups and there are plenty of..."

"I found that I had lots of client interaction and responsibility in my day-to-day..."

"Pro bono contributes to annual billable targets (albeit no target for trainees)...."

"The reasonable hours, the sociable nature of the people, the lack of a 'face-time'..."

"Sometimes the firm is disorganised internally."

"I chose my firm, based on their big presence in the practice areas which I found..."

"Fairly confident but the process is not transparent and as a first year, I haven't..."

"The firm is a leader in several specialised areas such as insurance, trade, shipping..."

"Friendly City firm."

"The firm recruits on the basis of merit only and other factors do not play a part..."

"The work is challenging and interesting but the hours are relatively relaxed."

"The mentor system could be improved to place more focus of the supervisors on the..."

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