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Why your firm?

2018

"The culture mirrors that of a small firm where everyone knows everyone and really works as a team. This was a big incentive to apply to my firm as I not only wanted to work at a big commercial international law firm but also wanted to work somewhere where I would get the best out of myself."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"The friendly trainees, short application process and opportunities for international secondments."
First year trainee, London
"I was impressed by the client list and work undertaken. Also, I believed that development and training would be treated seriously."
First year trainee, London
"The culture and specialisation in areas I was interested in."
Second year trainee, London
"I did an informal work experience placement and was impressed with the quality of work and the overall culture and environment at the firm."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"The reputation for good-quality training and a friendly culture."
First year trainee, Birmingham

2017

"The firm's growth plans, reputation as a positive and happy workplace and its commitment to innovation."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"I wanted to be at a firm that I could be proud to work for. Good work and progression opportunities were important, but so was a firm that was embracing a more flexible approach to working policies."
Second year trainee, London
"The strength in its real estate team and the culture that you could already sense from the assessment centre."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm has a great reputation within Birmingham and is well known among law students at the university I attended. The firm is known for being forward-facing and innovative and its reputation for being friendly attracted me too."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"I knew the firm had a reputation for having a really good culture and supporting its trainees. I also knew that the trainees were exposed to high-quality work to ensure that they stood in good stead upon qualification."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"It has a reputation in Birmingham for being one of the best firms in the city. This has been reflected in the clients and work I've undertaken as a trainee."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"I did some informal work experience at the firm and was impressed by the supportive atmosphere and high-quality work available."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"A friend had a good experience on a vacation scheme the year before I applied. It was the best assessment day that I attended and it gave me a great feel for the firm."
Second year trainee, London
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