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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2016)
"Ambitious, focused, friendly."
  • The office is seen as being welcoming, supportive and professional.
  • 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.
  • The work offered includes a lot of responsibility and client contact from the beginning of the training contract.
  • Some felt that firm-organised socialising was lacking, making it difficult to integrate when moving offices.
  • Trainee workloads may not be monitored as closely as they could be, which can lead to trainees being assigned too much too quickly.
  • The firm does not organise specific pro bono work.
  • Jobs offered to new qualifiers may not be in their first choice of location.
8.5 / 10
Formal Training
8.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.3 / 10
8.4 / 10
7.9 / 10
8.3 / 10
Pro Bono
6.0 / 10

What insiders say about...

"Ensure that you are very familiar with your application and be able to expand on..."

"This is dependent on the office and each team has a bit of a different feel. I haven't..."

"There's an excellent training programme where you are truly immersed in the work..."

"Very accessible. My mentor is a partner who sits opposite me."

"I have worked in a number of the firm's offices and they are all at good locations...."

"On average, I work from about 8.30 am until 5.15 pm. Once a week we are allowed a..."

"I think the pay for trainees at Foot Anstey is incredibly competitive for the region..."

"The firm has recently introduced a relocation policy for trainees, which helps with..."

"What client would you introduce to the firm and why?"

"A lot of the teams at Foot Anstey are 'paperless' and we are encouraged to not have..."

"We have a diversity group that meets regularly to implement policies and highlight..."

"Each seat is different in terms of exposure but all seek to give good-quality workloads...."

"Each member of staff is given two days per calendar year known as 'community days'...."

"The friendly and approachable atmosphere. From day one I've had a chance to get stuck..."

"Moving around a fair amount. There could be more organised trainee socials to help..."

"Foot Anstey is a growing and thriving firm based in the west country. This allows..."

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

"Foot Anstey is the largest firm to have a meaningful presence in Cornwall."

"Exceptional performance, premier experience and specialist legal advice."

"Supervisors should have more visibility on the workload you are given from the rest..."

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