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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2015)
"Innovative, trend-setter and excellent skills!"
Pros: 
  • The people are friendly and diverse, and it's a great working environment
  • Trainee salaries, as well as the benefits on offer, are very good
  • There are a variety of international opportunities available
  • Retention rates at the firm are excellent and the process of qualification is transparent
Cons: 
  • Hours can be long and fairly unpredictable
  • The quality of feedback and mentoring can vary across the firm
  • Work/life balance could be improved in some departments
  • A increased focus on ensuring trainee development in the training contract could be helpful
Culture
8.0 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
 
Hours
7.0 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.4 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.9 / 10
 
 

What insiders say about...

"I recommend applying for the vacation scheme, rather than straight for training contract..."

"I have generally felt at home with the culture at White & Case, and it is open and..."

"We had basically a whole month of full-time training, so training here has been extremely..."

"Informal training and mentoring can be somewhat mixed, and personally, I've been..."

"The dress code at White & Case is smart/casual with a dress down Friday policy."

"Hours are very flexible, i.e. very late nights might get you the morning off. Most..."

"While there are no bonuses given to trainees, I have no complaints about my pay,..."

"Perks include dinner being provided after 7:00pm, taxis after 9:00pm, competitions..."

"The application process consisted of an online application, a vacation scheme and..."

"As far as I remember, the interviews started off with questions about my application..."

"While I feel like the firm could do more in this area, we are sent emails reminding..."

"Personally, White & Case couldn't be more diverse, and they have an active women's..."

"I have lots of responsibility as trainee: I run small work streams rather than just..."

"Emails are sent almost daily with new pro bono opportunities for everyone to get..."

"The pay and exposure to work are both great at White & Case."

"In some departments I feel that the work/life balance is not the best."

"The firm's excellent reputation in certain areas of law, along with the opportunity..."

"Generally, the firm has excellent retention rates."

"All trainees get to do a seat in one of the overseas offices!"

"Hard-working, determined, pleasant."

"Trainees come from a variety of backgrounds and universities at the firm and there..."

"I would the firm to introduce bonuses for trainees."

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