Get the inside buzz from graduates at Norton Rose Fulbright

7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 24 ratings in 2016)
"Focused and forward-looking"
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...

"Always remember that the bottom line for the interviewers is whether or not you seem..."

"A lively social scene, especially in London. Good teamwork in and across all teams..."

"Comprehensive training for each of the core practice areas plus additional ad hoc..."

"There is an excellent mentoring scheme at the firm, and I have had regular contact..."

"The location is good for the open space it offers but away from some of the 'buzz'..."

"Not very flexible at trainee level, although flexible working is on the agenda firm-wide...."

"I think the pay is in line with the rest of the City law firms. I'm very happy with..."

"Good Corporate gym membership. Taxis and free dinner if working late."

"Interview and assessment day for a vacation scheme, then training contract interview..."

"Every aspect of my application form was discussed during my interview."

"There are recycling bins everywhere."

"There is a good gender and ethnic mix at the firm. I know a number of solicitors..."

"A wide range of responsibilities from the most mundane administrative tasks to interesting..."

"All trainees assist at law clinics a minimum of twice during each seat either on..."

"The informal collegiate atmosphere and support network."

"Despite the reputation as being nice and friendly, it is still a City law firm with..."

"The culture appealed to me. I felt the representatives were approachable and the..."

"I think our firm has fair retention rates and I am confident in my future at the..."

"Norton Rose Fulbright has the widest international reach of any law firm worldwi..."

"Ambitious and focused. Cares deeply about its employees."

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

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

"A guaranteed international secondment."

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