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7.5 / 10

(based on 44 ratings in 2015)

2015

"While there are no bonuses for trainees or NQs the pay is excellent for a trainee salary."
Second year trainee, London

2014

"Trainees and NQs do not get bonuses. But it is very competitive at the trainee level so I have no complaints."
Second year trainee, London
"We get pretty good pay as trainees and there are good bonus opportunities post-qualification."
First year trainee, London
"We are paid one of the best salaries in the Magic Circle however there are no bonuses for trainees."
Second year trainee, London
"The pay is good and does make up for the hours! But no bonuses for trainees unfortunately."
First year trainee, London
"The pay is about as high as you will get in a British firm in London. Bonuses are only awarded once qualified."
First year trainee, London
"The pay is one of the best in the city. Trainees do not get bonuses at Freshfields."
Second year trainee, London

2013

"The pay is really good but it would be nice if trainees received bonuses too."
First year trainee, London
"Excellent - the best. Particularly looking forward to the NQ pay hike."
Second year trainee, London
"In an ideal world it would be identical to US firm pay, but it is still very satisfactory."
Newly qualified solicitor, London
"Trainees don't qualify for bonuses, but we're well rewarded."
First year trainee, London
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