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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 17 ratings in 2016)
"Ambitious, global, friendly."
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
 
 

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