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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Mills & Reeve LLP

8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2016)
"Driven. Committed. Ambitious."
Pros: 
  • Good amount of responsibility and client contact from the start.
  • Relaxed, collaborative and social culture.
  • Emphasis on maintaining a work/life balance.
  • Excellent training and mentoring.
Cons: 
  • Many trainees are not retained in their preferred departments.
  • While the salary is good, there is no difference between pay for most offices and the more expensive Cambridge.
  • Some offices are a little tired, though these are being refurbished.
  • The amount and quality of work can vary greatly between departments.
Culture
9.2 / 10
 
Formal Training
9.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.0 / 10
 
Hours
8.9 / 10
 
Salary
6.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.4 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.0 / 10
 
 

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