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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2018)
"RPC is a modern and open law firm."
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
6.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.4 / 10
 
Pro Bono
3.6 / 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 more transparent and flexible.
  • Some feel that remuneration is falling behind that of competitors.
  • Opportunities for pro bono work are lacking.

What insiders say about...

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"Vouchers for John Lewis and bottles of Champagne."

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"I have volunteered for the East London Business Alliance organisation."

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