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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Friendly with a great reputation and excellent clients."
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...

"You should research the firm as much as possible, and remember the firm's values,..."

"The hierarchy is not obvious, as shown by trainees sitting with partners and there..."

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

"I have had a mentor throughout my training contract and we have regularly met for..."

"The offices are great. They are bright and spacious. We sit two to an office, organised..."

"Your hours depend on the department. If you don't have work to do you're not expected..."

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

"Perks at Taylor Wessing include 75% off Champneys Spas, free cinema tickets and lots..."

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

"When I had faced a challenge and overcome it."

"I have not heard of many green initiatives at the firm, although most rubbish and..."

"There is an awareness about diversity and efforts to improve diversity statistics...."

"As you move through the training contract you are given more responsibility and given..."

"The firm does a good amount of pro bono work. All trainees attend a legal advice..."

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

"There are no casual Fridays."

"The firm's reputation for excellence in intellectual property, technology and media...."

"I have been kept on after my training contract, and I feel that most people who want..."

"We have the best post room."

"Supportive and dynamic."

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

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

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