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7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2018)
"A global law firm with excellent-quality lawyers."
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 process now consists of an online application form and a simulated video interview..."

"Every department is very different and you may need to work out the internal politics..."

"White & Case offer very comprehensive training both initially and throughout the..."

"Mentoring depends on the individual. In my experience most partners are very accessible..."

"The dress code is quite relaxed and you don't need a suit every day. The facilities..."

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

"Our salary is pretty good and has gone up in line with US firms recently."

"We get subsidised theatre tickets, a great pension scheme and discount vouchers with..."

"I wrote a covering letter application, I then had a vacation scheme and an interview..."

"Why do you want to work at this firm? What have you enjoyed most about the firm?..."

"We have recycling bins everywhere and the lights automatically begin to turn off..."

"The firm is very diverse but I think it could do more to address gender diversity..."

"There's some low-quality work to begin with but, once you prove yourself, people..."

"Whilst here, I worked on a research project for the United Nations Child Rights Network..."

"The truly international environment, both in terms of colleagues and clients."

"There will often be quite a few late nights as a result of the workload."

"It's very international with guaranteed overseas seats. They have high-profile clients..."

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

"It's not very 'American'."

"Very international and hardworking with a brilliant client base."

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

"More transparency on how decisions are made when a seat is competitive."

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