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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...

"The application process consists of a application form and assessment day which has..."

"Several after-hours events and lots of firm socialising. Friendly and collegiate..."

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

"Overall training and mentoring is good, however this probably depends on which department..."

"The dress code is relatively smart. Men wear ties but if it's hot it's all a little..."

"The hours are not too bad for a City firm, and there is no expectation that you should..."

"I am very satisfied with the salary as a trainee since I don't have to work the 18..."

"We have good gym discounts (Fitness First, Gymbox) and we benefit from a 'Christmas..."

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

"None of the interview questions were too off the wall, and interviewees were genuinely..."

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

"The firm has increased its flexible working and diversity events."

"In this seat, Finance, I have a great deal of responsibility and client-contact,..."

"There is a large amount of pro bono work on offer whether it be fundraising for charities..."

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

"Associate pay being quite low."

"The people I met at law fairs and events were really friendly and very enthusiastic..."

"Retention is generally ok for the size of the intake but, given that the firm operates..."

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

"Friendly and open, but has seriously high quality work."

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

"There should be more visibility with seat choices. The firm should not be advertised..."

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