Get the inside buzz from graduates at Norton Rose Fulbright

7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 24 ratings in 2016)
"Emerging global presence, still distinctive."
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...

"For the interview, you should know your application well and be prepared to be asked..."

"The culture at NR is second to none. Having worked in the London and Singapore office,..."

"You could spend seven hours a day in training if you signed up for everything: the..."

"We have a scheme where each trainee has a partner who is their mentor (on top of..."

"Great location next to City Hall and Tower Bridge. The views from the office are..."

"If you have something you can't miss (birthdays, weddings) people are generally very..."

"The pay for trainees is competitive."

"There are lots of perks, including the Cycle to Work scheme, new starters interest-free..."

"Norton Rose Fulbright is one of the most popular firms for applications from prospective..."

"I cannot answer for law students but for non-lawyers, expect to be cross-examined..."

"The firm has recycling bins on every floor. Wider carbon footprint regimes are available..."

"The firm is good at looking to make diverse hires. My intake come from a real mix..."

"I am receiving a very good level of work: drafting security documents, calls with..."

"The pro bono activities at NR are taken very seriously, and all trainees must support..."

"The variety of international and secondment opportunities available and the culture..."

"HR's approach to seat choices and allocation. Seats last for six months so being..."

"The client base and culture encouraged me to apply here."

"Retention rate this year was in the 90's I believe. If you're good, the firm is busy..."

"The front of the building is in the shape of the Norton Rose Fulbright chevron!"

"A global law firm full of great people to work with."

"Trainees and other fee earners and support staff are encouraged to take part in mentoring..."

"It can be stressful at times but it is important to respond to stress in a productive..."

"If it is possible I think that the firm should facilitate international secondments..."

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