Get the inside buzz from graduates at Taylor Wessing

8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly and pleasant, but professional."
Culture
9.0 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.8 / 10
 
Hours
7.5 / 10
 
Salary
7.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.3 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.3 / 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.
  • Associate salaries could be better when compared to firms at a similar level.
  • Retention rates have dipped recently.
  • There is not as much opportunity for overseas secondments as some would like.

What insiders say about...

"There is an assessment centre and interview when applying at Taylor Wessing, and..."

"It's very friendly. The firm genuinely appreciates that we are human beings with..."

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

"I generally do not get feedback apart from mid-seat and end of seat appraisals. The..."

"Located in the heart of Chancery Lane, we have great offices, and a managing partner..."

"Hours are, for the most part, fine. I have only had to work past midnight on a handful..."

"I believe salary is slightly lower than at other firms of the same ranking."

"Great canteen - delicious food and very heavily subsidised."

"All training contracts are hard to get but the Taylor Wessing selection process is..."

"I was asked: Why this firm? If you were Prime Minister how would you deal with a..."

"I have never heard of any efforts being made for the environment at the firm."

"I have been part of the LGBT network at Taylor Wessing as a straight ally and it..."

"I get involved in a range of tasks and benefit from really good supervision. I feel..."

"We run a pro bono clinic which operates in the City on a Wednesday evening. We also..."

"The people are approachable, regardless of their level, and even in busy periods..."

"As there is no 'face-time' culture at Taylor Wessing, this does mean that the hours..."

"I chose my firm based on my experience of the vacation scheme. The firm is very friendly..."

"Very good but depends on how popular each seat is in that particular year."

"Cloud 9 (our canteen) offers delicious healthy snacks. It has even started offering..."

"Strong values, recognises value of its trainees and staff, growing."

"We work very closely with a number of charities set up for this purpose. The firm..."

"Greater in-house secondment options."

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