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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"International, stimulating and challenging."
Culture
7.9 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.2 / 10
 
Hours
6.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.6 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.4 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.6 / 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

  • Hours can be long and fairly unsociable.
  • Some trainees would like more control over their seat choices.
  • The amount of training can vary between departments.

What insiders say about...

"Make sure you know the firm and be sure about what attracts you to it. It is advisable..."

"There is a friendly culture in the office. In my particular team there is no face-time..."

"The training is good and the overseas secondment is a huge bonus. I have developed..."

"Trainees are given reviews every three months, which is helpful. Many in the office..."

"The office is well located but not the nicest compared to some other City law firms,..."

"The hours are what should be expected from a leading global firm. However, the teams..."

"The pay and benefits are good. Trainees don't get bonuses, which is probably a good..."

"The firm subsidises activities, i.e. theatre trips, practice group trips away, and..."

"There was an interview with HR and two associates, followed by one interview with..."

"I was asked about my aims, motivations and challenges. The firm has an interest in..."

"There are no bins in offices and everything has to be recycled."

"The firm is diverse in terms of ethnicities due to the fact it is so international...."

"I'm mostly satisfied. Day to day I work closely with my supervisor who assigns ad..."

"The firm has many regular opportunities to get involved in pro bono and places huge..."

"The international nature of the work and the fact that many of my colleagues are..."

"The hours can be demanding."

"A friend, who had applied a year earlier, told me about the firm and its culture...."

"Overall they seem to be good."

"Every year the firm hosts the White & Case world cup where each office puts forward..."

"The firm is very international, operating on a global basis."

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

"I would personally like to have more sessions with practical advice, and less focus..."

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