Get the inside buzz from graduates at Stephenson Harwood LLP

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2015)
"Ambitious, commercially-focused, approachable."
  • 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
  • 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
8.0 / 10
Formal Training
8.0 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
7.3 / 10
7.2 / 10
7.2 / 10
Pro Bono
6.3 / 10

What insiders say about...

"During the whole interview process try to show your personality as best you can."

"In the office the culture is very friendly and familial. Relatively non-hierarchical..."

"We were given a week-long induction at the firm, complete with all the necessary..."

"We are given feedback by our supervisors in our mid-seat and end-seat reviews. I..."

"Stephenson Harwood has only moved to its new office space within the last few years...."

"Hours are mostly good, I have had occasional late nights but they've been the exception..."

"At trainee level salaries are at a comparative level to other firms."

"The firm has corporate seats at the Royal Albert Hall. If clients don't attend, everyone..."

"The application process consists of a phone interview with HR and an assessment day..."

"Questions regarding my degree, competency questions, hobbies/life outside work, previous..."

"There are recycling bins everywhere and we are encouraged not to waste paper, et..."

"There are strong efforts being made to improve our social diversification (which..."

"I have attended quite a few client meetings and business development meetings/events...."

"The firm has a charity of the year, and runs a programme of events throughout the..."

"Good culture. People are smart, good at their jobs, and friendly. Hours better than..."

"Stephenson Harwood is not the most famous law firm; some of my peers outside of legal..."

"Relatively small trainee-intake, international opportunities, full-service firm,..."

"It seems that there are always enough spaces within the firm, however the retention..."

"We have amazing breakfast wraps in the café."

"Commercial, friendly and ambitious."

"We run a mentoring scheme with a London school. Vacation schemes are paid."

"Increase the number of extra-curricular and sporting events organised by the fir..."

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