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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Professional, forward thinking, full service."
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...

"Do your research on the firm and keep up-to-date with the financial/commercial n..."

"The firm has an 'open-door' culture - everyone is very approachable and supportive...."

"At the beginning of each seat, the departments organise trainee boot-camps and introductions..."

"I have found that the partners will always make time for you; no matter how busy..."

"The location is excellent, being just round the corner from the Royal Courts of Justice..."

"There is no 'face-time' so you don't have to sit around the office with nothing to..."

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

"One of the best perks is the free entry to National Portrait Gallery exhibits."

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

"One or two commercially orientated questions but primarily it was a conversational..."

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

"The firm has an active equality programme, with both LGBT and women in business initiatives...."

"Varies from department to department. In my current department there's not much work..."

"I have worked at a free legal clinic and on a project dealing with Human Rights in..."

"The people are generally very knowledgeable, helpful and fun to work with. We have..."

"Some low-level tasks."

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

"The firm's retention rates are quite strong."

"We have the best roof terrace on offer."

"Innovative, forward-thinking and commercial."

"The firm does a large amount of work with charities that help class mobility and..."

"I think the firm should change the way in which seats are allocated and be more transparent..."

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