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8.1 / 10

(based on 16 ratings in 2018)

2018

"The pay is very good for a trainee in Birmingham. It's what you would expect for a firm of this size and I am very content."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"The pay could be higher in Birmingham. I know we are not in London but we do the same volume of work."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"The firm pays the market rate for its size."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"The pay grades could be more transparent as you move up through the grades."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"Trainee salaries are very competitive but there is some disparity once you're qualified."
Second year trainee, London
"Pay is generally good for the hours but trainee bonuses are fixed."
Second year trainee, London
"The pay is very good but it would be better if trainees were included in the solicitor bonus."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"Our pay is reasonably good for a Birmingham law firm but it does lag behind London."
First year trainee, Birmingham

2017

"The pay is about average for a firm of our size and is normally in proportion to the amount of hours trainees work."
Second year trainee, London
"I think the firm pays a good market salary for trainees. All employees were awarded a Christmas bonus, which trainees were included in."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"It is competitive but not outstanding. Good enough for me."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"The trainee salary is the highest in Birmingham and we got a bonus at Christmas as well."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"Pay is in line with what my peers at other Birmingham-based firms are paid."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"It's good for the Birmingham market but poor in comparison to our London colleagues."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"It's lower than our competitors but generally good for the hours and work required."
Second year trainee, London
"The trainee salaries are on par with the market but the associate salaries are lower in comparison to other firms."
Second year trainee, London
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