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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Dynamic, friendly, creative and stimulating."
Pros: 
  • 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.
Cons: 
  • 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.
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.1 / 10
 
Hours
8.1 / 10
 
Salary
7.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.0 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.1 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"My best tip would be to apply for the vacation scheme as most recruits come through..."

"Some departments more hierarchical than others. Amongst the trainees there are very..."

"Very well-rounded."

"Mentoring varies from person to person but most people are very good at recognising..."

"The offices are very good, but ties should be worn."

"When you are in the middle of a deal sometimes the hours can be long, but everybody..."

"Very satisfied with the salary although we don't get a bonus like at some other ..."

"Free dinner in the office restaurant, Cloud 9, if you are still in the office at..."

"The application form is very involved and quite long. I had an assessment day which..."

"Interview questions focused on 'why' - such as which law would you change and why;..."

"There are often initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint, with constant reminders..."

"The firm has increased its flexible working and diversity 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 pay is not as high as at some of our competitors."

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

"They are quite good. However, it will just depend upon how many jobs a department..."

"We have the best post room."

"Very friendly, interesting focus on the industries of tomorrow."

"The firm does a large amount of work with charities that help class mobility and..."

"Greater in-house secondment options."

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