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7.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2018)
"Pragmatic, but with a little eccentricity."
7.0 / 10
Formal Training
5.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
6.6 / 10
8.1 / 10
8.5 / 10
Pro Bono
9.5 / 10


  • The firm is welcoming and does not feel hierarchical.
  • Managers are good at providing feedback and informal training.
  • The remuneration is at the top end of London salaries.
  • A lot of pro bono work is offered and it counts towards billable hours.


  • Some departments require long hours that can be challenging.
  • While people do socialise outside of the office, events are rarely organised by the firm.
  • There is not a lot of structured formal training.
  • Some admin processes can be long and lack transparency.

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"Informal training is great and feedback is always there if you ask for it."

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"The firm offers a very good salary."

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"Work levels can really vary as the teams tend to be small. You will sometimes face..."

"Every lawyer must complete at least 20 hours of pro bono a year and most do much..."

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"Friendly, progressive and challenging."

"I'd like to see more formal supervision and training."

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