Get the inside buzz from graduates at Taylor Wessing

8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly with a great reputation and excellent clients."
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...

"Attend an open day or networking event at the firm before your interview if you can...."

"Although there is not a huge amount of socialising at Taylor Wessing, most people..."

"The training offered at the beginning of the training contract and at the beginning..."

"Good – everyone has the option of having a mentor."

"The office is great, light and spacious with a cafeteria and terrace on the ninth..."

"The firm is flexible, but the clients may not always be. However, working in a close-knit..."

"It could be improved but efforts are being made."

"Free dinner after 8.00 pm, free taxis after 10.00 pm."

"I submitted my application for a training contract and attended an assessment da..."

"Interview questions went along the lines of: examples of when I had worked in a team..."

"The firm has made a significant effort in the last year or two. For example, bins..."

"The firm endeavours to increase opportunities for agile working and is improving..."

"The quality of work varies significantly but generally gets better over the course..."

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

"The other trainees, good work/life balance, friendly firm."

"Lack of international opportunities."

"I chose my firm because of the high quality work and also because the smaller intake..."

"Retention rates are generally very good, but it is hard to predict which jobs will..."

"We often do fun charity events such as abseiling down the side of our office building..."

"Friendly, high quality, modern."

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

"Greater transparency over seat choices."

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