Get the inside buzz from graduates at RPC

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly, dedicated and competent."
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...

"During the application process there is an assessment day, with an interview, written..."

"Really great culture. Partners are generally friendly and approachable. They are..."

"The training programme is good. It's split between non-legal skills (public speaking..."

"We have a mentor system where trainees choose a mentor in their first seat. There..."

"Personally I think that the office facilities are brilliant. The dress code is smart..."

"Varies from department to department. Insurance teams tend to start and finish earlier..."

"The firm has just taken away bonuses. This does not affect me now but I think it..."

"We get an extra day of annual leave at Christmas."

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

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

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

"The firm has a great maternity leave policy and regularly holds seminars for working..."

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

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

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

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

"I chose my firm because it was rated highly for employee satisfaction, has a wide..."

"Retention rates are good, but because of the regional office more trainees are having..."

"All of the photographic artwork around the building was taken by RPC employees."

"Vibrant and forward-thinking."

"The firm makes a conscious effort to recruit from outside the universities traditionally..."

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