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7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2018)
"Innovative, open, international."
Culture
7.2 / 10
 
Formal Training
6.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
 
Hours
6.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.9 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.3 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • There’s a friendly working environment with a strong commitment to improving diversity.
  • There are a variety of international opportunities available.
  • The work given to trainees gets progressively more complex and interesting as they gain experience.

Cons

  • The amount of training can vary between departments.
  • Hours can be long and fairly unpredictable.
  • Some supervisors are not as active in their role as others.

What insiders say about...

"The best tip would be to apply for a vacation scheme as the firm recruits the majority..."

"There is a social culture and people often go for drinks after work on Fridays. Firm..."

"I am in my first seat (about to go into second) and the skills that I have picked..."

"Supervisors are very approachable, encourage questions and are always happy to explain..."

"The office is in a really great location with multiple nice places to go and eat..."

"The hours can be long at times but trainees are able to work from home if there is..."

"The pay is good, although the new qualifier salary is now quite far behind the rest..."

"Dinners and drinks out provided by the firm are perks."

"I would say competition is fierce, however, if you are the right fit for the firm,..."

"I was asked several commercial questions and some questions regarding my CV."

"I am not aware of any specific green initiatives at the firm."

"There seems to have been an effort over the last year or two to focus on supporting..."

"Trainees are entrusted with complex research projects, drafting and transaction management..."

"We get high-quality pro bono work here."

"The firm has unrivalled international opportunities, and a very flexible and accommodating..."

"The focus on fees from partners and associates means that trainees are sometimes..."

"The international work and the fact that the firm is good in litigation, and offers..."

"The current retention rates are very high, which makes me feel confident that I will..."

"You'd be hard pressed to find a department where there is a majority of one nationality,..."

"White & Case is both 'open-door' and open minded."

"The firm take part in several schemes from offering work experience to mentoring..."

"I think that integrating the trainees into the department a little more before starting..."

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