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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...

"Throughout the interview you should tell the truth: RPC wants to know what kind of..."

"There is minimal hierarchy here, and the open-plan office and social life of the..."

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

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

"I think that the office are beautiful and have a great view. Being open-plan is amazing..."

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

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

"Bounty days - chocolate bars all round to celebrate good news for the firm!"

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

"Here I was asked about my roles of responsibility; my strengths and weaknesses, and..."

"The firm could do more in this area."

"I'm not able to give any personal insight into any of these issues. RPC has a similar..."

"I have been involved in very high-profile disputes and have had excellent levels..."

"We have a dedicated charity of the year, rather than piecemeal projects throughout..."

"The learning environment is a real plus, as is the practical attitude to getting..."

"The firm name doesn't have the instant recognition of other firms. New qualifier..."

"The fact that it is mid-size and the fee earners have a good work/life balance encouraged..."

"The retention rate has historically been very good at RPC. However, in the last year..."

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

"Enterprising, innovative and friendly."

"I am aware of the firm's participation in certain City initiatives to improve diversity..."

"I would like there to be greater transparency over the seat move process."

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