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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2018)
"Top-quality work and a fantastic culture."
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
6.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.4 / 10
 
Pro Bono
3.6 / 10
 
 

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

  • Only a limited number of trainees can do the most popular seats, meaning that these can be very competitive.
  • The seat selection process could be more transparent and flexible.
  • Some feel that remuneration is falling behind that of competitors.
  • Opportunities for pro bono work are lacking.

What insiders say about...

"Don't learn every news story and don't over-rehearse your answers. People really..."

"This is the best part of the firm as people are collaborative and genuinely nice..."

"Our initial training is really thorough and a great opportunity to get to know fellow..."

"I've found the mentoring scheme invaluable. My mentor is someone I can have an honest..."

"I think that the office are beautiful and have a great view. Being open-plan is amazing..."

"It varies from team to team and depends on your supervisor. I worked from home a..."

"Trainee pay isn't market-leading, but it is well within the average."

"We get an extra day of annual leave at Christmas."

"There was an online application form and psychometric tests. These were followed..."

"Why law? What experience do you have? Tell me about a time that you've worked in..."

"This is getting better when it comes to recycling cups, paper and plastic etc."

"We have lots of sessions on diversity and there's a person whose job is dedicated..."

"I interact with clients by doing bits of research and emailing them with the results,..."

"I've not received any info on this."

"The firm has a nice office location and great support staff, and offers a variety..."

"There can be a slight variation in departments in terms of the nature of work and..."

"The quality of work drew me towards the firm."

"There are always more jobs than people but applicants often apply to the same places...."

"We have three houses: Reynolds, Porter and Chamberlain, that compete in various competitions...."

"Friendly and supportive."

"HR make a big effort to organise events with suitable organisations and encourage..."

"Personally I think that it would be ideal to have more non-contentious seats/options...."

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