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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 17 ratings in 2016)
"Pushes the boundaries."
Pros: 
  • When feedback is given, it is very thought out and helpful.
  • The firm has a friendly and welcoming environment, especially for trainees.
  • Client contact and the chance to work on high-level contracts are both available early on.
Cons: 
  • In certain departments, hours can be unavoidably long.
  • Attempting to qualify into some of the smaller departments can be very competitive.
  • The seat selection process at the firm could be more flexible.
Culture
8.8 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.9 / 10
 
Hours
7.4 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.7 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.9 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Make sure you understand the firm's history and culture - it very much informs how..."

"There are often drinks on Fridays after work. All the trainees are friends outside..."

"Each team has its own internal training which is often really helpful and comprehensive..."

"I have been very impressed with my supervisor and the fee earners on the transactions..."

"Very good location, five minutes from Liverpool Street station and great looking..."

"I work in the Insurance department at present, which is steadily busy. Come in for..."

"Pay is in line with expectations at large City firm. No bonus."

"Drink trolleys are brought into the department now and again. Otherwise, the general..."

"Verbal reasoning, team-working exercise, commercial awareness written task, presentation,..."

"Describe a time you've coached someone through a difficult situation."

"The building is eco-friendly, but as a law firm there will always be a lot of paper..."

"Diversity does not seem an issue. The women far outnumber the men at trainee and..."

"My role so far has entailed a variety of research tasks, drafting and reviewing documents,..."

"Almost all trainees do pro bono work at the Islington Law Centre and there are also..."

"Some high-profile clients, and regular football events which provide a great opportunity..."

"The firm seems to have a reputation that differs from my experience which can be..."

"The international nature of the firm appealed to me. I attended an open day and a..."

"Historically poor retention rates and a qualification interview make for a great..."

"The book version of 'The Revenant' was written by an ex-partner in the US (appar..."

"High quality work. Great work ethic. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere."

"Involved with charity programmes in London schools and ethnic minority events."

"Can be stressful at times if short deadlines/late nights. This is part of the jo..."

"More capacity for advisory groups to take trainees. Too much emphasis on corporate,..."

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