Get the inside buzz from graduates at RPC

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2017)
"RPC is a modern and open law firm."
8.6 / 10
Formal Training
8.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
8.0 / 10
5.7 / 10
6.8 / 10
Pro Bono
4.8 / 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 a little more transparent.
  • Some feel that remuneration is falling behind that of competitors.
  • Trainees would like the firm to have more environmental initiatives.

What insiders say about...

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"The socialising can depend on which department you're in but the firm's culture as..."

"The training programme is wide and varied. It includes soft skills such as presentation..."

"When joining the firm you are encouraged to pick an associate as your mentor. The..."

"The London office is in a beautiful location. Depending on where you sit you might..."

"There's no face-time culture so you don't need to stay late unnecessarily. Equally,..."

"I think that the pay is at market rate."

"Free breakfast between 8-8:30am. Gym Flex - choice of gyms that RPC pay for a year..."

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

"My interview questions were general CV-based, motivational and competency questions...."

"There are recycling points and occasional drives in this area. It doesn't seem to..."

"The firm is part of the DiverCity initiative, which has recently won an award at..."

"Personally I do not have as much client interaction as I would like, but client contact..."

"I work in the Jo Richardson School scheme mentoring a student. We go to their school..."

"The supportive training and non-hierarchical structure."

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

"The quality of work mixed with the friendly culture and better work/life balance..."

"It's a difficult environment for all firms currently and there is uncertainty as..."

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

"It is an energetic and very commercial firm."

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

"More transactional seats for those who have a preference for non-contentious work...."

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