Pinsent Masons careers

Why your firm?

2018

"I knew people who worked at the firm and they convinced me that it backed up the talk about welcoming different kinds of people and valuing them for everything they brought to work."
First year trainee, Manchester
"I hadn't thought it would be possible to get the culture I wanted at a large international firm. PM proved me wrong!"
Second year trainee, Leeds
"The firm's international outlook and expanding nature."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"The sectors it focuses on, its friendly culture and the quality of the work."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"PM has a good reputation and is big enough to provide the variety I was looking for in a training contract. It also has a strong, forward-thinking culture that convinced me that I would have a future in the firm after qualification."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"The culture. I had been interviewed by other firms and the difference in the interview process alone was enough to make me think this was a firm I could fit into and be a part of."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"The high-level clients, the range of departments and the people I had met at law fairs and talks at university."
First year trainee, Manchester
"I attended a vacation scheme at the firm and it showed me the friendly and open culture of the firm and the fact that it has a good work/life balance."
First year trainee, Belfast

2017

"I met a partner at an event who had previously been a partner at a Magic Circle firm. He talked about the momentum the firm was building and how it was really exciting to be part of building something, rather than maintaining something. That really appealed to me."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm's reputation and position in the Scottish legal market."
Second year trainee, Edinburgh
"Pinsent Masons was one of the few firms adopting a sectoral approach at the time that I applied. Since then, many other firms have followed suit but Pinsent Masons' commitment to understanding their client's businesses (in terms of their wider industry and their specific needs) was something that struck me as sensible, so I applied."
First year trainee, London
"It had a strong reputation in contentious tax and a broad technology department."
Second year trainee, London
"I enjoyed the vacation placement at the firm and learning a lot about what the firm does as an organisation, as well the values the firm stands for such as equality for women."
First year trainee, London
"The culture and the atmosphere when I came to the placement. The interest the firm placed in choosing the right candidates made you feel they were really investing in you as a person."
First year trainee, Glasgow
"The strong regional presence with the prestige of a large international firm."
First year trainee, Leeds
"I worked here as a paralegal before I applied for a training contract so I knew it was a culture I would fit into."
First year trainee, Leeds
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