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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2016)
"Parthenon is true to its 'Smart, Nice, Driven' tagline - a strategy..."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
9.2 / 10
6.3 / 10
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8.3 / 10


  • A wide variety in the portfolio of cases means quick learning progression.
  • There is a very generous benefits package.
  • A very flat hierarchy. People in all positions work and socialise together.
  • The remuneration is very competitive within the industry.


  • Though flexible, the hours are regularly long.
  • There can often be little time for preparation on new cases.
  • Associates must be able to learn very quickly.
  • The workload can be unpredictable at times.

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"Unpredictable hours."

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