Get the inside buzz from graduates at RPC

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 17 ratings in 2016)
"Top-quality work and a fantastic culture."
Pros: 
  • Trainees are given a variety of interesting work to complete, with early responsibility.
  • The firm is non-hierarchical and has a very friendly culture.
  • The training on offer is well structured and trainees are provided with plenty of support.
  • The firm has flexible hours and employees are able to work from home.
Cons: 
  • RPC doesn't have the name recognition of some of its competitors.
  • Only a limited number of trainees can do the most popular seats, meaning these can be very competitive.
  • The seat selection process could be a little more transparent.
  • Some feel that remuneration is falling behind that of competitors.
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
7.2 / 10
 
Salary
6.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.6 / 10
 
Pro Bono
4.7 / 10
 
 

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