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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Friendly, ambitious, impressive."
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...

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

"Probably the best thing about the firm. The culture is very open, friendly and welcoming...."

"There is not enough emphasis on the training that is important to the work of the..."

"Many mentors are generally good, although there is an expectation that work is not..."

"The offices are nice and the location is great. There are some 'atrium rooms' that..."

"If you have plans, and what you're being asked to do can wait, you are encouraged..."

"Salary is better than most but less than some."

"Pru health (provided by the firm) is really good - the benefits it comes with are..."

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

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

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

"There are a number of diversity initiatives at the firm and there appears to be a..."

"I have been given a huge amount of responsibility, which allows development of legal..."

"There's a fair amount of pro bono work and these commitments are respected by other..."

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

"Some low-level tasks."

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

"This year they have been fantastic and the process for being retained was very clear..."

"There is an annual Taylor Wessing Prague marathon."

"Ambitious, friendly, punching above its weight."

"The Future First scheme that the firm is involved with is very good."

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

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