Get the inside buzz from graduates at Norton Rose Fulbright

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2015)
"A global law firm full of great people to work with."
  • Very friendly, encouraging and supportive firm
  • Merit-based promotion and good partnership prospects
  • Excellent international opportunities – trainees are able to do more than one seat abroad
  • Large scale and high profile work
  • Partner mentors can be difficult to get hold of to discuss problems
  • Responsibility and quality of work varies between departments
  • Hours can be long, again depending on the department
  • Large number of female associates, but not reflected in the partnership
8.9 / 10
Formal Training
8.4 / 10
Offices & Dress
9.5 / 10
7.0 / 10
8.0 / 10
9.0 / 10
Pro Bono
8.8 / 10

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