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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2017)
"There are great opportunities, great people and great growth at the firm."
9.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
6.1 / 10
8.8 / 10
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8.0 / 10


  • The culture within the company is very friendly and welcoming.
  • Mentors are friendly, nurturing and approachable.
  • Progression opportunities are clear and straightforward.


  • Hours are long and at times unpredictable.
  • The level of work early on may be intimidating to some.
  • The quality of work can vary based on your case requirements.

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"Clear and transparent career progression."

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