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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"A driven and profitable firm consisting of close-knit teams."
  • Very competitive remuneration.
  • Weil gives trainees a great deal of responsibility, meaning they are able to learn quickly.
  • The firm has a friendly yet professional working atmosphere.
  • The small intake of trainees ensures that everyone is well supported throughout their training contracts.
  • Hours can be long and unpredictable.
  • Work flow can be varied, with peaks and troughs.
  • Occasionally trainees may be required to work on weekends.
  • Seat rotation could be more open and flexible.
7.2 / 10
Formal Training
7.7 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
6.3 / 10
9.2 / 10
6.9 / 10
Pro Bono
8.7 / 10

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"Free taxi home after 10pm."

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"The great work undertaken by Weil and its reputation stood out for me."

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"More transparency on seat rotations."

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