Get the inside buzz from graduates at RPC

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 17 ratings in 2016)
"Innovative, dynamic, client-focused."
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...

"During the application process you should be confident of your competencies and ..."

"Very strong. The 'house' system is a bonus and there are plenty of events to get..."

"Formal training seems fairly standard, although there are optional extras available..."

"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..."

"The firm has a good flexible working policy, which trainees are encouraged to make..."

"Removing the chargeable hours bonus would have been good if we were confident we..."

"The health and well-being drive is a real perk: we have been offered good food and..."

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

"I was asked a range of questions. They were about myself and some contemporary law/business..."

"While there are recycling bins around the office, I believe much could be done to..."

"RPC is making a real effort in terms of its commitment to diversity. I am particularly..."

"I have had client interaction from my first week and have always been given early..."

"Pro bono very much seems to be an afterthought. However, this has recently been highlighted..."

"Working on top-quality work while still having a life. Feeling valued by my team..."

"Remuneration is uncompetitive and the decision-making process is fairly opaque."

"Small trainee intake, feeling that this was not a run-of-the-mill firm, well regarded..."

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

"The firm offers a rewards and recognition programme. If you do something great (doesn't..."

"Innovative, different, friendly."

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

"Improve the offering for transactional seats."

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