Get the inside buzz from graduates at Hogan Lovells

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 29 ratings in 2016)
"Friendly, impressive, professional."
Pros: 
  • 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.
Cons: 
  • 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.
Culture
9.0 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.9 / 10
 
Hours
7.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.2 / 10
 
Pro Bono
9.4 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"My advice is to know what is going on in the world; i.e. read the papers, legal journals,..."

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"Feedback I have received so far has been very thorough and helpful. If you want to..."

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"Trainee pay is quite good as is NQ although you can make a lot more at an American..."

"Honestly, our perks are fairly standard for similar firms: taxis and free dinners..."

"I interviewed for a vacation scheme first. I had to complete an online critical thinking..."

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

"Lights that turn off automatically as well as computers (which can be annoying if..."

"I think the firm does relatively well. There is a desire to increase diversity, but..."

"My previous seat was more rewarding. My current seat is a litigation seat so there..."

"I have worked on domestic violence cases (arguing in court as friend of court for..."

"Good salary, good experience."

"Potentially unpredictable hours."

"The friendly and open-minded nature of employees I had met, the type of work and..."

"Lower than some City firms but higher than they have been in the past. Much depends..."

"The sleeping 'pods' are actually like hotel rooms."

"Ambitious and driven whilst staying true to its approachable reputation."

"Some small events however most of the trainees I know are from highly privileged..."

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

"I think the firm should employ more paralegals to do the administrative work, as..."

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