Why your firm?

2017

"It is different to other typical law firms in that it has a wide variety of practice areas and the partners were approachable and friendly during the vacation scheme. The training offered is also very good, with experts coming in to deliver sessions and regular refresher sessions being offered. Secondment opportunities are also available."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"The people and culture, the potential to be able to do top-quality work and the firm's excellent retention rates."
Second year trainee, Currently Bristol
"I liked the fact that the firm had practices in so many areas as this offered a broad choice of seats for the training contract, especially as the firm offers six seats instead of the traditional four. I also got the feeling from researching the firm that it had a positive culture that promoted a healthy work/life balance, which appealed to me. Finally, when I came on the vac scheme, it was evident how happy and friendly everyone I came across seemed and this created a lovely atmosphere in the office that I was drawn to."
First year trainee, Plymouth
"The growth of the firm, focus on Bristol as a market and remuneration when compared to other firms in the area."
First year trainee, Plymouth
"The strength of the firm's growth and the impressive lawyers."
First year trainee, Plymouth

2016

"As I was raised in the south west, I wanted to join a firm in the area that had ambitions to be the premier regional law firm. I was fortunate enough to have a week of work experience, which allowed me to encounter the friendliness of the firm. I was extremely impressed by the organic growth of Foot Anstey and I wanted to be part of a firm that had set its targets high."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"Foot Anstey is a growing and thriving firm based in the west country. This allows me to do work that is in line with my ambitions while living in the area I want to."
Second year trainee, Exeter
"I needed a firm with good clients but wanted to avoid the rat race of working in the City of London."
First year trainee, Plymouth
"Completing a vacation scheme. The firm has strong reputation in the south west and I wanted to complete my training contract at a regional firm."
First year trainee, Exeter
"The personality of everyone I met was the most sincere and genuinely positive I had encountered from a firm of its calibre."
First year trainee, Taunton
"The friendly atmosphere and the high-level work I would be able to assist with."
First year trainee, Exeter
"I wanted to work in the south west without losing the quality of work and the quality of training."
First year trainee, Exeter
"The firm's dominant presence in the south west drew me to it as it was in an area I wanted to work in. Although we are a regional firm, we undertake high-quality City work but with the benefit of a more relaxed lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of London. Foot Anstey are striving for organic growth and what attracted me to the firm was the incredible steps it had taken in the preceding few years that increased its revenue considerably. I wanted to join an evolving firm and become a part of its progression and future."
Second year trainee, Bristol
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