Get the inside buzz from graduates at Stevens & Bolton LLP

9.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2015)
"Friendly, ambitious and engaging."
  • Stevens & Bolton has a warm, pleasant culture which leads to a nice working atmosphere
  • Trainees are exposed to a variety of high-level work and are given good responsibility from the outset
  • The firm has a strong support system in place to ensure trainees never feel out of their depth
  • Training programmes are well thought out and provide great opportunities for development
  • The firm doesn't have the name recognition of some of its competitors
  • A certain amount of departmental admin tasks do fall to the trainees
  • IT systems can be a temperamental and therefore frustrating to work with
  • Due to the small trainee intake, social occasions are naturally smaller than at other firms
9.4 / 10
Formal Training
8.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.1 / 10
7.9 / 10
7.6 / 10
6.6 / 10
Pro Bono
7.0 / 10

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"No canteen, lack of convenient parking at the office."

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"The firm really seems to want to keep everyone which is very encouraging."

"We have an office choir which consists of senior partners, trainees, secretaries,..."

"Friendly, hard-working, well-rounded."

"As far as I can see the firm doesn't appear to discriminate based on background."

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