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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2017)
"A friendly and dynamic firm."
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
 
Hours
8.0 / 10
 
Salary
5.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.8 / 10
 
Pro Bono
4.8 / 10
 
 

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

  • 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...

"The firm takes huge pride in its innovative brand and its unique culture. Do the..."

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

"The training at the firm has developed my negotiation and presentation skills."

"Supervising partners can vary from department to department. However, I have had..."

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

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

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

"The gym subsidy is the best perk."

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

"I was asked about my educational background, interests outside of studies/work and..."

"The firm is supposed to be going paperless but the amount of printing and wasted..."

"I think that there are some new inclusion ideas coming through but that there is..."

"Little client interaction, but more in the insurance team than in commercial. Day-to-day..."

"I've been involved in various corporate social responsibility initiatives, such as..."

"The culture and the people here are real benefits."

"There are not many transactional seats. Hours are longer than I expected."

"I did a two-week summer scheme and loved my time at the firm."

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

"There are fake sheep and ducks on the bridges between departments. No one really..."

"Innovative, down-to-earth."

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

"To make the seat change process clearer."

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