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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Weil, Gotshal & Manges

7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"Inclusive, supportive, great quality of work."
Pros: 
  • 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.
Cons: 
  • 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.
Culture
7.2 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
 
Hours
6.3 / 10
 
Salary
9.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.9 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.7 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Be prepared, Weil Gotshal want to see a high level of interest in the firm and our..."

"Mixture of firm organised social events and informal trainee socialising. No complaints..."

"The training at the firm is exceptional. Colleagues at all levels spare a great deal..."

"The firm operates a mentoring scheme for less formal, confidential guidance."

"The offices are fine but there aren't really any special facilities beyond a cafe,..."

"I have a laptop, so can work from home in the evenings if I prefer. Hours are up..."

"Paid very well."

"We often get offers of free tickets or corporate membership to art galleries and..."

"When I was interviewed (in 2006), both interviews included one technical question,..."

"I was not asked anything wacky or unexpected: questions surrounded my motivations..."

"I am a member of the firm's sustainability committee, which meets every month to..."

"The firm regularly wins awards for these sorts of things and has committees on them...."

"As a trainee, there are reviews every three months, and then every six months as..."

"I have a high level of responsibility, and substantial direct client interaction..."

"There is lots of pro bono going on: at the moment there seem to be lots of social..."

"I undertake interesting work in a friendly and professional atmosphere, and I have..."

"Long working hours can lead to a poor work/life balance."

"Weil offers lots of exposure to really high quality work, lawyers and clients; good..."

"I have already accepted a position as an NQ at the firm."

"The offices are located immediately above the Rolls Building courts."

"An ambitious and hard-working, yet friendly, US firm."

"Greater flexibility in choosing seats."

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