Get the inside buzz from graduates at RPC

7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2018)
"Innovative, dynamic, client-focused."
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...

"Do your research. So many firms purport to be unique but RPC genuinely are - find..."

"It is friendly and open with a distinct lack of hierarchy. Open-plan working is conducive..."

"I think that RPC has an excellent training programme, with a wide variety of formal..."

"I enjoy a relationship with a mentor who was recently made up to partner. I trust..."

"We have nice offices in a good location. The dress code is fairly relaxed and we..."

"I think that the firm are generally very relaxed and flexible with regard to working..."

"Bonuses aren't available to trainees. The pay is not amazing but the firm makes up..."

"There are great perks during the international secondment including free accommodation,..."

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

"I remember there being lots of questions, particularly in relation to my motivation..."

"We have an electronic filing system and an energy efficient building. Still lots..."

"The firm has a great maternity leave policy and regularly holds seminars for working..."

"This varies a bit by department but there's lots of responsibility and a good mix..."

"Pro bono is not a big focus for the firm."

"No 'face-time' culture. Good variety of work for trainees. Lots of opportunities..."

"The reliability of some of the IT systems could be improved!"

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

"There are a few very popular seats, which means not everyone will be kept (if they..."

"We have our own Twitter feed and our own page of blogs on the RPC website."

"Enterprising, innovative and friendly."

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

"Improve the offering for transactional seats."

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