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8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 5 ratings in 2017)
"Exceptional performance, premier experience and specialist legal advice."
9.0 / 10
Formal Training
8.8 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
8.6 / 10
7.8 / 10
7.3 / 10
Pro Bono
7.8 / 10


  • A lot of effort is made to ensure that trainees receive a high level of both formal and informal training.
  • People at the firm are allowed a lifestyle hour outside of work each week that can be used however they like.


  • Some feel that there is a lack of firm-organised socialising.
  • Moving between offices can take time and effort for trainees.

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"My interviewer made up a fake client and asked me to sell the firm to them in 30..."

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"In certain teams, the hours can be lengthy. Especially if there is a big project..."

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"Retention rates seem good, especially as the firm is growing. I think it will all..."

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"Growing, enthusiastic, ambitious and highly motivated."

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