Get the inside buzz from graduates at Norton Rose Fulbright

7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 24 ratings in 2016)
"Well placed, well resourced, global law firm."
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."

"You'll only stay late when it's necessary. Teams are supportive and understandin..."

"Extensive training. Always sessions to attend on both legal and non legal. Networking..."

"I can see that associates and partners are very accessible here; even those at the..."

"I don't think I can ask much more from the office: there are great views, spacious..."

"I generally work from 9.30 am to around 6.30 pm every day and have rarely stayed..."

"The pay is really good, it increases from first year to second year trainees. It..."

"Cycle purchase scheme; subsidised gym memberships; Peroni at most Graduate Recruitment..."

"I applied for a training contract. I was contacted very quickly and asked to an assessment..."

"I was asked about the dissertation topic for my English literature degree, my recommendations..."

"There are no individual bins in the office, but only recycling bins in the open-plans,..."

"Women's networks, LGBT networks, flexi-working, etc."

"Day to day I have a mixture of basic tasks and more complicated tasks that enable..."

"Trainees have compulsory pro bono at the Law Centre in Croydon and Tower Hamlets...."

"Friendliness of colleagues, quality of work, general consideration given in all ..."

"I sometimes find that my working hours can be somewhat unpredictable."

"I applied here because of the firm's international reach and professional reputa..."

"The retention rates have consistently been good. If you impress a team while you..."

"We are reigning Office Choir of the Year champions!"

"Emerging global presence, still distinctive."

"There are a number of schemes which the firm runs, including 'Pure Potential' - I..."

"Can be stressful depending on deadlines but generally okay."

"I think that the firm could hire more paralegals to give trainees greater suppor..."

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