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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"Supportive, innovative and driven."
Pros: 
  • Trainees are given genuinely high levels of responsibility at the firm.
  • The majority of trainees are retained at the firm.
  • There are lots of opportunities to get involved with non-work events and socials.
  • Open plan offices make it easy to interact with more senior people at the firm.
Cons: 
  • Trainee salaries at the firm could be slightly more competitive.
  • Workload can vary greatly between departments.
  • At times and in certain departments, hours can be exceptionally long.
  • The process of allocating seats could be more transparent.
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
7.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.7 / 10
 
Pro Bono
7.6 / 10
 
 

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"The culture is open and inclusive. Hierarchy is not an issue. I find that even the..."

"Bespoke training delivered by experts in their field accompanies developing skills..."

"Dependent on your team but I have had two very approachable supervisors who take..."

"The dress code is relaxed/professional, and there is no need for ties (unless there..."

"From my experience the hours are pretty flexible, depending on the department, and..."

"Salaries are a little lower than the City average and the trainee bonuses aren't..."

"Free passes to the botanic gardens over the road from the office are a real perk..."

"I was started as a paralegal in the firm and then managed to secure my training ..."

"Lots of competency questions, and the usual questions regarding: why law? Why this..."

"We regularly have office efforts to reduce this eg less printing."

"Strong commitment to making up female partners."

"I am currently working in real estate where I have quite a lot of client interaction..."

"It is an area of focus and we do have a committee. I am working on a pro bono project..."

"There are a lot of opportunities to get involved with non-legal events such as charity..."

"The pay isn't amazing. In corporate I worked more hours than my friends at magic..."

"Market leader in certain areas of law. One of the strongest in my city. Variety of..."

"Retention is very good, and there are usually more NQ positions than there are trainees..."

"We have just celebrated 100 years!"

"Dynamic, professional, innovative."

"The firm runs various corporate responsibility schemes to target less privileged..."

"A more structured secondment support system."

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