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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2016)
"Supportive, friendly, skilled."
Pros: 
  • 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.
Cons: 
  • 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.
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.3 / 10
 
Hours
8.4 / 10
 
Salary
7.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.3 / 10
 
Pro Bono
6.0 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Research the firm and practice presentation techniques. The assessment day consists..."

"The open-plan office really allows trainees to uniquely learn and develop by being..."

"I have been given a lot of legal and non-legal training, including lunch-and-learns..."

"Each trainee is assigned a buddy at the start of their training contract within their..."

"Open-plan environment with a formal but relaxed dress code."

"The firm is very flexible with the hours I work. Each week we are able to take full..."

"Salary reviews occur every year and the firm does seek to increase your salary when..."

"The firm has introduced a relocation policy, which is very helpful. I joined the..."

"I was asked who I thought the firm should target as a new client."

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

"There's a good split of males to females and we have a good proportion of ethnic..."

"I've had significant responsibility as a trainee. There's lots of client contact..."

"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..."

"The firm has a very high retention rate. Foot Anstey do not take on more trainees..."

"We have just opened a new office in Southampton."

"Inclusive, innovative and friendly."

"Ensure that each trainee gets one-on-one time to discuss their work and future with..."

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