Why your firm?
"The high quality of work and training (Covington prides itself on this) and the opportunities to develop your career with the firm rather than merely complete your training and look to move elsewhere or stay stagnant."Second year trainee, London
"The clients and the seats that trainees could do, the reputation of the firm for being a friendly and inclusive place and the pay."Other - NQ, London
"It's reputation in the US as well as being a small office environment with a collegiate approach to work."London
"The unique culture, the cutting-edge sectors and clients and the work/life balance."First year trainee, London
"I was convinced to apply to the firm because of the interesting practice areas that they offered and the comparatively small intake. However, it was the vacation scheme that really decided it as I immediately enjoyed the culture of the firm and the kind of work it provided."First year trainee, London
"The specialist practice areas that the firm works in."First year trainee, London
"I was encouraged to apply to the firm by the small trainee intake, quality of clients, money and the opportunity to develop without being just a cog in a large corporate machine."First year trainee, London
"The firm's regulatory reputation, expertise, clients and work all encouraged me to apply here."First year trainee, London
"Its expertise in life sciences and the opportunity to do a seat in a life sciences regulatory department both encouraged me to apply here."First year trainee, London
"I was encouraged to apply here by its somewhat academic atmosphere and cutting edge practice areas (we have several very strong regulatory practices that are quite unusual at international commercial firms). I also wanted to join a firm with a relatively small trainee intake, in a fairly small office, that still had top-tier clients (a benefit of being very well known in America)."Second year trainee, London
"I chose the firm for its strengths in regulatory work, particularly tech & media and life sciences and the high calibre of the instructions it receives in those areas."First year trainee, London
"Covington & Burling is an American firm with big clients and interesting work, but a smaller London office. I had a positive experience going through the interview process."First year trainee, London
"I loved the atmosphere here when I did my vacation scheme, was very interested in several of the firm's practice areas and felt it was somewhere I could 'be myself'."First year trainee, London
"I chose this firm because of its small size, esteemed reputation, interesting practice areas i.e. life sciences/tech and media/commercial, the high profile clients, international/US presence and the atmosphere seemed welcoming, intimate and friendly by City law firm standards."First year trainee, London
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