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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Innovative, unique and welcoming."
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...

"Look at the firm's publications (not just graduate-facing ones) and try to work out..."

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

"We've had networking training and delegation training, as well as department-specific..."

"Everyone is very approachable and will make time to help you. There are a number..."

"In many departments it is acceptable for men not to wear a tie which is nice. The..."

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

"The pay is competitive and salary reviews were carried out without being revised..."

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

"I completed an assessment day to secure a vacation scheme, and then was hired after..."

"I was asked questions which went into a bit more depth into some of the information..."

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

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

"I have daily client contact and I run some of my own matters. I do have some less..."

"All trainees get involved with Blackfriars legal advice clinic, where people can..."

"The culture and the core values."

"A lot is expected of you all of the time."

"I chose Taylor Wessing due to the variety of work available, and the fact that Taylor..."

"On the whole I think the retention rates are good and there is a conscious effort..."

"The meeting room biscuits are great!"

"Friendly, high quality, modern."

"Does not dismiss applications from other universities outside of the top 10."

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

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