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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2018)
"Friendly, interesting and laid-back."
8.5 / 10
Formal Training
7.8 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
8.3 / 10
6.7 / 10
6.4 / 10
Pro Bono
3.6 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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...

"Get up to speed with the firm - a lot of effort has been put into the marketing,..."

"The culture is fantastic. There is an unbelievable number of things to get involved..."

"The firm regularly organises seminars on civil procedure or legal updates. Legal..."

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

"Beautiful office. I love the open-plan environment. The dress code is great and I..."

"In both my seats to date, average hours have been 8:30am to 7:00pm. This is fairly..."

"I think that the salary should be increased with growing profitability, or there..."

"Free dinner if you work past 8.00 pm for a client matter."

"There was an application form, psychometric tests and an interview for summer vacation..."

"Why did you apply to RPC? Why did you study at your university? What are your strengths..."

"We have a recycling initiative in place and the firm makes some efforts towards enabling..."

"Great maternity leave policy."

"I've been given a high level of responsibility, attended client meetings and gained..."

"I have volunteered for the East London Business Alliance organisation."

"Flexible working. Some teams are lovely and some supervisors are extremely helpful...."

"Having no microwaves or fridges can make eating expensive."

"The manifesto caught my attention as it was different from anything else I has seen...."

"I think retention rates are fairly high but a lot of jobs have been made available..."

"We have a house system like Harry Potter, our lifts give you a static shock sometimes..."

"Innovative, dynamic, client-focused."

"We are involved with Streets of Growth charity work and target days to give people..."

"Greater clarity as to your performance against peers."

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