Get the inside buzz from graduates at Norton Rose Fulbright

7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 24 ratings in 2016)
"One of the largest global law firms in the world."
Pros: 
  • Very friendly, encouraging and supportive firms.
  • Excellent international opportunities – trainees are able to do more than one seat abroad.
  • Trainees are given a high level of responsibility and good quality work early on.
  • Both formal and informal training are treated with high importance.
Cons: 
  • Responsibility and quality of work varies between departments.
  • Hours can be long, again depending on the department.
  • Some felt that there were a lot of administrative tasks.
  • There is not as much notice regarding seat moves as some would like.
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.1 / 10
 
Hours
7.2 / 10
 
Salary
7.6 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.6 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.5 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Friendly, dynamic, down to earth people who have a broad range of interests."

"Hierarchy is very conducive to a functional working environment. It's rigid when..."

"Formal training is very extensive and fulfilling. There are training sessions all..."

"We are assigned a partner mentor in our training contract. It depends on the person..."

"In my opinion these are the best offices out of all the firms I have seen, hands..."

"Hours vary from team to team."

"Great salary and benefits in line with other City firms."

"The firm is a patron of the Royal Opera House which means you get advance booking,..."

"Initial step is the online form followed up by an all-day assessment day. The assessment..."

"Why law?, why Norton Rose Fulbright?, why corporate law?, where do you see yourself..."

"We are sent 'Green Tips' occasionally and there are recycling points on various locations..."

"Very international, diverse and inclusive."

"I have a lot of client interaction in my current seat (third seat trainee). In my..."

"Pro bono is mandatory. I have found that, not least, trainees must attend a night..."

"The support network is fantastic, such as night printing and secretarial services,..."

"Long hours at times."

"The great culture and the wonderful people."

"They seem to be good and it seems that the firm genuinely wants to keep you if possible..."

"Norton Rose Fulbright's choir has been 'Office Choir of the Year' several times in..."

"Eminent firm, excellent culture, endearing people."

"The firm works with underprivileged schools in Southwark; gives them work experience...."

"Only during the most intense periods is there stress. Otherwise the atmosphere is..."

"Personally I believe that a wider range of seat choices would be great."

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