Get the inside buzz from graduates at Stephenson Harwood LLP

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2015)
"Friendly, medium-size firm with top quality work."
Pros: 
  • The firm has a friendly atmosphere and colleagues at all levels are approachable
  • Trainees work in small teams and therefore get a high level of responsibility
  • The London office provides a great environment to work in and is well located
  • A lot of training is provided by the firm and there are many opportunities to develop new skills
Cons: 
  • Hours can be quite unpredictable at times
  • The firm doesn't have the name recognition of some of its peers
  • Trainees may have to undertake a certain amount of more administrative work
  • There could be more extracurricular activities or sports clubs organised by the firm
Culture
8.0 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.0 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
 
Hours
7.3 / 10
 
Salary
7.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.2 / 10
 
Pro Bono
6.3 / 10
 
 

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