"Regional pay could be slightly more in line with the London lawyers."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"Because we don't have a propensity to work all of the hours in the day, we're paid accordingly. This means that we're some way behind our peers in terms of pay."
Second year trainee, London
"The lack of international secondments."
First year trainee, Leeds
"There is a high chance of having to do two property seats in the Birmingham office."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"There's a lack of international secondments and the quality of your experience can vary a lot depending on your department."
Second year trainee, London
"The expectation to work a lot longer than your contracted hours, though this is the same for any big corporate law firm!"
First year trainee, Birmingham
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