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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 29 ratings in 2016)
"Collaborative, friendly, supportive."
  • Salary for trainees is comparable to magic circle firms.
  • A broad range of practise areas allows for interesting and unusual work.
  • The atmosphere at the firm is open and welcoming.
  • Trainees are not eligible for bonuses.
  • It is mandatory for trainees to sit in certain seats, even if it is not somewhere they hope to qualify into.
  • It can be difficult to stand out in such a large firm.
9.0 / 10
Formal Training
8.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.9 / 10
7.5 / 10
8.0 / 10
8.2 / 10
Pro Bono
9.4 / 10

What insiders say about...

"Make sure you know the issues facing the legal industry, have some general commercial..."

"In terms of socialising, my team usually goes to the pub together on a Friday, although..."

"The firm runs a social enterprise training session before you start – it's fantastic...."

"During my time here I have found that lawyers at the firm are very approachable and..."

"Nice, professional building. Good bathrooms and excellent gym and classes. Dress..."

"My weekends are sacrosanct and while I sometimes have to work very late to turn documents..."

"Comparable to other City firms but no pension for trainees and poor NQ pay in comparison..."

"There is a gym on-site, but there are also discounts for other gyms if you don't..."

"I went through a two part interview process for the vacation scheme. The vacation..."

"Questions in my interview included: What attributes are necessary to work in a firm..."

"We have light sensors so the lights in the office go off if they're not in use. Paper..."

"I feel like this firm takes diversity seriously; there are a lot of events held (for..."

"I have been at an important all-day client meeting (which I helped to set up) and..."

"An email is sent around the firm every week or two containing a list of pro bono..."

"High quality of work, international reach and the extremely friendly nature of the..."

"A very big firm; it can be hard to stand out."

"Hogan Lovells is a highly regarded firm with a good reputation in terms of culture..."

"Retention rates are improving, though on qualification most of the seats tend to..."

"We are the official legal services provider to the Paralympic Association. We often..."

"Highly driven but friendly."

"A lot of 'access' days. I have given presentations at schools around London regarding..."

"I am in a relatively quiet department and am rarely rushed off my feet or working..."

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