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2016

"There are not many other trainees in my office. Sometimes it would be nice to have other people at the same level as me."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"Better IT systems required."
First year trainee, Milton Keynes
"Junior lawyer salaries could be better."
Second year trainee, Southampton
"Fewer resources and benefits than at a larger firm."
First year trainee, Manchester
"The second years get priority for seats so as a first year you may not get your first choice."
Second year trainee, Solent

2015

"Commuting into Reading with a great deal of traffic can be stressful and time-consuming."
Second year trainee, Reading
"Although it is not terrible, the trainee salary could be better."
First year trainee, Southampton
"The choice of seats could be improved: you need to be careful that you apply for the right location as the different offices do not offer the same seats."
First year trainee, Southampton
"I want the pay to be improved for the work that I am undertaking."
Second year trainee,

2014

"The salary could be higher in my opinion."
Second year trainee, Reading
"The Manchester office is split into two locations whilst we are looking for larger premises, which isn't ideal."
First year trainee, Manchester
"The pay is not weighted by area, which means the standard of living differs between the trainees depending on their location."
First year trainee, Southampton
"IT services can be a slight issue - but hardly a reflection on the quality of the firm."
First year trainee, Milton Keynes
"There is a lack of staff parking in some of the office locations."
First year trainee, Nottingham

2013

"Being expected to work London hours for regional pay."
Newly qualified solicitor, Birmingham
"Salaries are low compared to similar firms."
Second year trainee, Milton Keynes
"I would like more training and structure to the traineeship."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"People often live a long distance from the office and therefore socialising outside of work is difficult."
First year trainee, Milton Keynes
"I am sometimes not given enough work."
First year trainee, Milton Keynes
"Being based on a business park which is not in the centre of Southampton and not being able to catch up with the trainees from other offices as much as we would all like to."
Second year trainee, Southampton
"Limited practice areas in each location."
First year trainee, Milton Keynes
"Working on a business park."
First year trainee, Southampton
"The pay and lack of a London office."
Second year trainee, Reading
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