Get the inside buzz from graduates at Hogan Lovells

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 29 ratings in 2016)
"Highly driven but friendly."
  • 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...

"The process consists of an application form, an online test, a telephone interview..."

"Like most large law firms, the firm is very hierarchical and some partners can be..."

"We have continual formal training from associates and partners. Also, there are numerous..."

"Trainees get lots of feedback generally. People are always happy to answer questions..."

"London office is amazing with a huge cafeteria and a collegiate office space with..."

"Like any City law firm there are periods where the hours are demanding. This is made..."

"We don't get bonuses, which is a shame. However, we have received pay rises, so I..."

"We generally have a good, well rounded benefits package. The firm is good at responding..."

"The interview process was welcoming and not too daunting. The types of questions..."

"What are the three biggest costs facing a law firm and how will they impact on the..."

"We keep bees now!"

"A lot is spoken about diversity and efforts are being made to shirk its white, middle-class..."

"In my current seat I have helped run completions, had direct contact with lawyers..."

"The firm allows for 50 hours of pro bono time to count towards billable targets...."

"Very collegiate and collaborative atmosphere. People are friendly and there is generally..."

"Poor management of people at management level, little departmental socialising."

"I picked Hogan Lovells because it offers a genuine alternative to the Magic Circle..."

"Reasonable in the present climate."

"It was the first firm in the City to have a pro bono manager."

"Bit too hierarchical."

"Application system is fair and law school expenses are paid. Vacation scheme is generously..."

"The firm is very supportive and I have had a very good experience with supervisors..."

"I would like the firm to have a more consistent policy regarding the role of tra..."

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