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8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 17 ratings in 2016)
"A friendly, approachable and innovative firm."
  • 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.
  • 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.
8.5 / 10
Formal Training
8.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
7.2 / 10
6.4 / 10
6.6 / 10
Pro Bono
4.7 / 10

What insiders say about...

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"The gym subsidy is the best perk."

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"I was asked a range of competency questions."

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"I have a significant amount of responsibility and interact with clients daily. I..."

"The firm doesn't formally engage (at least not that I know) in pro bono work, which..."

"No 'face-time' culture. Good variety of work for trainees. Lots of opportunities..."

"The firm does suffer from a lack of brand recognition at times."

"I was attracted to RPC because the firm seemed to be dynamic and progressive."

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

"All the artwork on the walls are photographs taken by current or former employees..."

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"I believe that there could be greater transparency about aspects of qualification..."

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