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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Friendly, open and innovative."
  • Great camaraderie and support network among staff and trainees.
  • Trainees are given high levels of responsibility from day one.
  • Trainees think very highly of the offices and their location.
  • There’s a lot of formal training on offer as well as a mentor and buddy system.
  • The seat allocation process could be more transparent.
  • Salaries could be better when compared to firms at a similar level.
  • Being given a lot of responsibility early on can be intimidating to some.
  • There is not much opportunity for overseas secondments.
8.9 / 10
Formal Training
8.4 / 10
Offices & Dress
9.1 / 10
8.1 / 10
7.3 / 10
8.0 / 10
Pro Bono
8.1 / 10

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"Within the office there is a very friendly culture and everyone is approachable...."

"We have some very thorough training programmes. Non-contentious seats have a kind..."

"Many mentors are generally good, although there is an expectation that work is not..."

"In many departments it is acceptable for men not to wear a tie which is nice. The..."

"The working hours are what you would expect of a mid-size firm and generally quite..."

"The salary is about average for the City, but could be seen as comparative to the..."

"The canteen offers quite good food for a reasonably low cost, and dinner is served..."

"After the paper application, there is a half day assessment centre which comprises..."

"I was asked one commercial question; "What have I read that's interesting about the..."

"There is an environmental committee that regularly meets and discusses these iss..."

"There has been a big focus on diversity in the firm, with women in business events,..."

"I am assigned a good variety of work by many different members of the team. While..."

"I read at a primary school every other week and attend the Blackfriars legal clinic..."

"You are given a huge amount of responsibility from day one and there is a good level..."

"The hours compared to the pay."

"I had worked at Taylor Wessing previously as a paralegal and very much liked the..."

"Generally retention rates are good, but there have been some years which make trainees..."

"It sponsors a National Portrait Gallery exhibition every year."

"Ambitious, dynamic and friendly."

"The firm is very involved with charities such as Future First, giving under privileged..."

"I would like a more transparent seat allocation and qualification process."

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