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7.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2018)
"Collaborative and growing."
Culture
7.0 / 10
 
Formal Training
5.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
 
Hours
6.6 / 10
 
Salary
8.1 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
Pro Bono
9.5 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • 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.

Cons

  • 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.

What insiders say about...

"Read up on current affairs and the business world. Know why you want to practice..."

"The firm does not have much of a social aspect but everyone is generally quite friendly...."

"The training programmes at our firm are slightly less structured than they would..."

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

"Our dress code is usually a suit without a tie for men, although some departments..."

"I tend to work long hours and there are a lot of extra demands of trainees on top..."

"This is an American firm and, as such, we are paid significantly more than typical..."

"Free dinners and lunches are frequent and the expenses of relocating for international..."

"I was asked competency-based questions (what differentiates me from other candidates..."

"The firm currently has a big environmental initiative to reduce waste and be more..."

"We have a female chair and a female managing partner in London. Nearly half of the..."

"I was assigned an extremely high quality of work in my first seat and all of it was..."

"There is a good amount of pro bono work at the firm and projects range from legal..."

"The small firm and relatively flat hierarchy makes it easier to build relationships...."

"The administrative side of things can take a long time (finding out about qualifications,..."

"I was approached at the Oxford University law fair and encouraged to apply for a..."

"The firm prides itself on taking on as many of its trainees as possible. Your chances..."

"The firm has a 'SPARK' initiative that encourages employees to produce innovative..."

"Friendly and fast-paced."

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

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