Get the inside buzz from graduates at Clyde & CO

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly City firm."
8.3 / 10
Formal Training
7.9 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
7.8 / 10
5.9 / 10
6.7 / 10
Pro Bono
8.1 / 10


  • 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.
  • There are many international opportunities for those who want them.


  • Working hours can get quite long during busy periods.
  • Internal decision-making processes can lack transparency.
  • Notice regarding the location and department of your next seat can be short.
  • Salaries don't quite match those on offer at other firms.

What insiders say about...

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

"The firm's culture is sociable, and although it varies between departments, it is..."

"I have found that formal training varies greatly between individuals and departments,..."

"All staff are very approachable and some teams have a mentoring scheme where, in..."

"Dress code is suit at all times, some departments do dress down Friday – depends..."

"I am working approximately 40-45 hours a week. However, a number of trainees have..."

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

"We get £350 p/a towards gym and sports memberships. Trainees on secondments abroad..."

"Online application, assessment day and interview. Much of the process is designed..."

"I was asked how I thought the Eurozone debt crisis should be solved and about my..."

"The firm could be more pro-active in reducing its carbon footprint."

"As a gay man, I only know of one other LGBT person in the firm and he is currently..."

"I found there to be a good mix of client contact, dependent on the size of the matter,..."

"I haven't worked on any projects, but that was due to a busy workload meaning I had..."

"There is a great atmosphere here, and it is flourishing as the company grows internationally...."

"The seat change timetable is badly organised and very last minute, and for an international..."

"My interest in marine law led me to Clyde & Co in particular, as they are a big player..."

"They have been above 90% thus far and I expect them to remain fairly high as it is..."

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

"I would say the firm is fast-growing and internationally focused."

"The firm recruits from a wider pool of universities than many firms and is a frontrunner..."

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

"More international secondment opportunities!"

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