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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Taylor Wessing

8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2018)
"Open, friendly and collegiate."
Culture
9.3 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.4 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
6.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.0 / 10
 
Pro Bono
7.6 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • There’s a great camaraderie and support network among staff and trainees.
  • Trainees are given high levels of responsibility and varied work 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.

Cons

  • The seat allocation process could be more transparent.
  • The salary is not seen as being particularly competitive.
  • The hours can be unpredictable at times.
  • There are no international secondments available.

What insiders say about...

"There is an application form, assessment day and vacation scheme. Try to show your..."

"There is no noticeable hierarchy and there is very much an open-door policy. There..."

"You are trained really well. People invest time in you and there are many training..."

"Everyone at the firm is really accessible so you can speak to anyone if you have..."

"The offices are pretty nice, in both client areas and in the areas where staff actually..."

"The firm will always try to help you leave at a good time, particularly if you have..."

"I think we are probably a bit below market, but still well above what my peers are..."

"Good health insurance benefits; free moving house day."

"I completed an assessment day to secure a vacation scheme, and then was hired after..."

"I remember talking about the sports and societies I was involved in at university..."

"The firm is doing more and more to reduce its carbon footprint. For example, it just..."

"Diversity is moving in the right direction at the firm but there is still a way to..."

"Your level of responsibility varies between seats but I have had a lot of client..."

"I have worked at a legal clinic which is run every week by Taylor Wessing. There..."

"Our supportive and collegiate atmosphere."

"The hours compared to the pay."

"The broad range of practice areas. The impressive intellectual property offering...."

"Retention rates are generally good. There are usually enough jobs for everyone but..."

"The incoming trainee class studying the Legal Practice Course are given a budget..."

"Supportive and dynamic."

"Does not dismiss applications from other universities outside of the top 10."

"Provide more social events for trainees and better access to information about benefits..."

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