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8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 17 ratings in 2016)
"Energetic and positive."
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
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Find out as much as you can about RPC and make use of the Twitter pages and trainee..."

"The firm has a great culture, from the house system with competitions and socials..."

"The training is very well organised here, with a particular focus on developing soft..."

"There's both a trainee buddy support system when you first arrive (for asking the..."

"The offices are modern and light - the fact that the office is all glass allows the..."

"The hours are very flexible, and I have found that as long as you get the work done,..."

"The pay is generous and we have good benefits. Trainees are not eligible for the..."

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

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

"Throughout my interview I was asked personality-style questions: my previous experience,..."

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

"I have seen first hand that solicitors have gone on maternity leave and have been..."

"I have been given responsibility early on, and I undertake interesting and varied..."

"The CSR programme could have a higher involvement rate and there is little by way..."

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

"RPC's progressive and open culture is not always adhered to across all departmen..."

"I was drawn to the international reach/quality of work without being impersonal and..."

"Retention rates are good overall, but if you have a preference for a smaller department..."

"The firm's London office was designed by Richard Rogers who also worked on the Pompidou..."

"Vibrant and forward-thinking."

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

"Higher remuneration."

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