"Trainees get a seat abroad during the training contract and there are frequent trainee dinners."
"The welcome week in New York for our induction was great and we get ticket draws for sporting events."
"Most trainees will get a secondment and there are many after-work events held (such as trips to musicals) when American summer associates and English vacation schemers are around. There's also a cake trolley every Tuesday and Thursday."
"New trainees are flown out to New York for a week at the beginning of our secondment. One of the training partners will give trainees first dibs on the various sporting tickets if he can't make the event (for free)."
"There's a cake trolley on Tuesdays and Thursdays!"First year trainee, London
"We have a cake trolley that comes around twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday as well as a pizza lunch once every month. We also have a subsidised canteen and a roof terrace that's a great lunch spot in the summer. There are plenty of offers of free sport/music tickets that fly around every so often too."Second year trainee, London (currently seconded to Hong Kong)
"I think the gym benefits and seasonal travel ticket loan are great."First year trainee, London
"Every few weeks there is a raffle for tickets for sporting events."First year trainee, London
"The week-long induction spent in the New York office is great! S&C also hosts regular pizza lunches, summer drinks and has a twice-weekly cake trolley."Second year trainee, London
"Some of the partners are known to buy too many tickets to music and sporting events and they offer them on a first-come-first-served basis to the whole firm."Second year trainee, London
"Offers for free tickets to things come around from time to time – if it's something that's expected to be popular there is a raffle. The free coffee isn't too bad, and the cake trolley is a big hit with many people (it comes around twice a week between 3.00 pm and 5.00 pm). We also have an associates' lunch (trainees and partners are also invited so it's a bit of a misnomer) once a month, which involves tons of free pizza or sushi."First year trainee, London
"Taxis if you work late, subsidised dining room and the twice-weekly cake trolley."First year trainee, London
"The firm has a number of excellent perks including: a subsidized canteen which serves excellent food, pizza lunches once a month with pizzas from Pizza Express provided in a conference room, taxis home if you are working after 9.00 pm, medical and dental insurance, and senior lawyers often offer tickets to the rest of the firm on a first come first served basis if they are unable to go to certain events. The firm also gets tickets to sports events at Wembley, which are offered to members of the firm."Second year trainee, Melbourne
"There is a cake trolley twice a week, regular drinks on roof, 4th of July party with unlimited candy and American treats, Halloween, Easter and Christmas feasts in canteen, taxis home, and we have access to the best word processing/secretarial services in the whole industry."Second year trainee,
"We have a monthly pizza lunch with the food supplied by Pizza Express who are just next door."First year trainee,
"In terms of perks there are free tickets all the time from partners and free dinners are also not uncommon. This is a very generous firm."Second year trainee,
"Free tickets/discounted tickets are often offered around the firm if the owner cannot attend for whatever reason. Taxis are provided home if you work past 9:00pm and the food is heavily subsidised and delicious."First year trainee,
"A concierge service that can get tables in restaurants that profess to be fully booked!"First year trainee, London
"Our orientation takes place in New York."First year trainee, London
"Perks include taxis home and a gym subsidy."First year trainee, London
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