Fun Facts


"Senior management make humorous Christmas videos every year. The most recent was a dancing-on-ice extravaganza."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"A few of the offices now run yoga classes and language classes."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"It all grew out of a few firms around Sheffield."
First year trainee, Sheffield
"The 'D', 'L' and 'A' stand for Dibb Lupton and Alsop and we used to have a ridiculously long name: "DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Carey"."
Second year trainee, London
"Qualified lawyers can take part in mini-secondments to other offices (including international) in order to experience different cultures, meet colleagues in other offices and network."
Second year trainee, Edinburgh


"It recently opened an office in Johannesburg."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"We have a trainee seat in the pro bono department."
First year trainee, London
"We have free drinks in the office on the Friday after payday."
First year trainee, Liverpool
"Every year at the Crewe induction week there is a themed evening where trainees and graduate recruitment dress up and enjoy lots of activities, food and drink."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"The Liverpool office building is often used as a New York location for films."
First year trainee, Liverpool
"Last week we were ranked second in Law 360's Global 20, which ranks firms based on international presence and breadth as well as volume and sophistication of cross-border work."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"We have offices in over 30 countries."
First year trainee, London


"Various offices around the UK host events across the year for trainees, such as the Edinburgh office for Burns Night, and the Liverpool office for the Grand National."
First year trainee, Leeds
"DLA stands for Dibb Lupton Alsop."
First year trainee, London
"Our women's team came second in the Morrison's Great Run Business Challenge this year."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"Our New Perimeter Initiative does not get the attention it deserves."
Second year trainee, Liverpool
"The Litigation Department has a drinks trolley every Friday evening which is fairly well attended. The Intellectual Property Department has one every other Friday, but the people there collect a drink or two and return to their desks to enjoy it."
Second year trainee, London
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