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2015

"The extremely high quality of work is a real plus, as are the household name clients."
First year trainee, London
"The secondments on offer are a real plus, as is the firm's strength in energy."
Second year trainee, London
"Pluses at CMS include the amazing support offered from all levels of seniority and, generally, the work/life balance."
First year trainee, London
"The people here are fantastic."
Second year trainee, London
"A plus is the fact that I have been exposed to a good variety of work."
First year trainee, Bristol
"The firm has a friendly atmosphere which is a plus."
First year trainee, London
"The size of the firm is a plus: the firm has a great reputation in the UK with highly credible clients, both from the UK and abroad."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"There are many opportunities outside of traditional work. The firm is sociable, has nice new offices and overseas secondments."
First year trainee, London

2014

"Good trainee support in the form of dedicated HR personnel and internal training sessions on arrival to firm. We are a leading firm in Scotland meaning good exposure to a wide variety of high-value work. Part of an international network opening doors to new opportunities, such as foreign secondments and assisting with a broader range of work."
Second year trainee, Glasgow
"The collegiate atmosphere. Great secondment opportunities."
First year trainee, London
"Friendly colleagues, good quality work and a nice atmosphere."
First year trainee, London
"Exposure to excellent work and big corporate clients."
First year trainee,
"Exposure to great work, big deals and being around people who have a vast experience that you can learn from."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"Friendliness of the other people who work here and the amount of trust that senior people place in juniors and trainees."
Second year trainee, London
"Really nice people and culture. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Generally good quality of work, big deals, and supportive training structure."
First year trainee, London
"Level of exposure to top quality work and lawyers working with high level clients."
First year trainee, Glasgow
"The level of responsibility that we get to manage our own files and the opportunities that we get to work on large complex transactions."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"The firm's international ambition and drive, plus the D&W merger means we have a stellar base in Scotland now. It really feels like the firm is one of the best in the country now and is well placed to achieve something big internationally."
Second year trainee, Glasgow
"Friendly people. Access to great quality work. The cookies baked by the canteen."
Second year trainee, London

2013

"The quality of the training given to trainees and the friendliness of the firm."
First year trainee, London
"Supportive supervisors, a high level of responsibility given on matters and a great social scene."
Second year trainee, London
"High quality work, for high-profile clients in a genuinely open, friendly environment. Everyone is made to feel like a member of the team."
First year trainee, Aberdeen
"Culture is good, people are generally nice and willing to help. There is a large intake of trainees so you have a support base and social element. The firm works for amazing clients and you get exposure to them from day one."
First year trainee, London
"Even at a junior level, your opinion is listened to."
Newly qualified solicitor, London
"The senior lawyers are almost universally pleasant to work with. You get interesting work and plenty of responsibility."
Second year trainee, London
Our 'Inside Buzz' reviews are the comments and views of recent graduate recruits, giving you a view of what it may be like to work for an organisation. Copyright of all TARGETjobs Inside Buzz material lies solely with GTI Media.
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