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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 3 ratings in 2016)
"Entrepreneurial, forward thinking, dynamic, smaller and better for it."
Pros: 
  • Trainees are given a variety of tasks, including high-quality work, early on.
  • Salaries are market leading and retention rates at the firm are very strong.
Cons: 
  • Hours are often unpredictable and may be especially demanding during busy times.
  • Some trainees felt that there was a lack of formal training at the firm.
Culture
6.8 / 10
 
Formal Training
6.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.8 / 10
 
Hours
5.8 / 10
 
Salary
9.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.5 / 10
 
Pro Bono
9.5 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"As cliché as it is to say, there is no 'type' at this firm. There is a range of..."

"The firm culture is the best thing about it - I don't get an oppressive sense of..."

"When you first join the firm as a trainee you attend around three training sessions..."

"I have had some fantastic supervisors and mentors. People are always willing to explain..."

"The offices are awesome. Dress code – relaxed. Fridays are dress down day, so you..."

"The start time is pretty flexible - people tend to arrive between 9:00an and 9.45am...."

"We are extremely well remunerated."

"You get free dinner and a cab home after 9pm and it's handy having the bar at the..."

"I did not do a vacation scheme – I applied directly to the firm and had a number..."

"Why do you want to work for K&E? Who would you say are K&E's competitors in the legal..."

"There is a focus on electronic document storage rather than hard copy storage within..."

"Quite a diverse environment, there is a good gender balance, lots of networking opportunities...."

"This varies from department to department. I have had little client contact, although..."

"All employees are strongly encouraged to get involved in pro-bono work and have individual..."

"The culture of the firm"

"Hours."

"The prospect of getting to do good-quality work and being trusted with a high level..."

"They're very good."

"Our New York office is used for external shots of the US TV show 'Suits'."

"A good level of responsibility and independence."

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