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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Clyde & CO

7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 19 ratings in 2018)
"Continually punching above its weight."
Culture
7.9 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.8 / 10
 
Hours
7.7 / 10
 
Salary
4.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.0 / 10
 
Pro Bono
7.7 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • Colleagues of all levels are friendly and helpful.
  • 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.
  • The firm offers benefits to make settling in easier before a trainees’ first pay cheque.

Cons

  • While working hours are still seen as being good, busy periods are becoming more common.
  • Retention rates are good, but there are limited spaces in the more popular departments.
  • The clarity around seat moves and retention could be improved.
  • Salaries are seen as being below those on offer at other firms.

What insiders say about...

"Focus on how the firm can win clients, know the market that the firm operates - ours..."

"Clyde & Co is a genuinely friendly firm – the partners are all very personable..."

"The training program is organised by our dedicated Learning and Development team..."

"While mentoring and informal training does depend on the partner/supervisor, in my..."

"The dress code is smart. For men that means suit, shirt and a tie and for women it..."

"Hours are flexible within reason."

"Trainees salaries are quite good I feel, however, it appears that salaries at Junior..."

"During my international secondment, accommodation has been paid for, I have been..."

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

"Questions included commercial awareness and covered my achievements."

"We have extensive recycling facilities throughout the building and a bike riding..."

"There appears to be a great deal of work going into diversity at the firm and a commitment..."

"This depends greatly on the department. You could be performing document reviews,..."

"Registration of a charity, incorporation of a charity."

"Interesting workload - good responsibility and exposure to attending trial/arbitration..."

"My workload has been very quiet at times and I have not always felt that there are..."

"I chose Clyde and Co because of its insurance expertise and the relaxed atmosphere..."

"I think they will be around 70% when I qualify."

"It has some of the best elevators in the city."

"Litigation-focused and ever-expanding."

"I think it advertises fairly widely and is very accessible."

"The workload can get heavy at times but I would be concerned if the work was not..."

"I would like there be more seat options in the Manchester office. Overall, it's a..."

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