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Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Browne Jacobson

7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2019)
"A welcoming, accepting and exciting law firm."
8.5 / 10
Formal Training
7.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
8.5 / 10
6.8 / 10
7.4 / 10
Pro Bono
5.6 / 10


  • Trainees are given a variety of high-profile work from a very early stage.
  • There’s a lack of hierarchy and a welcoming culture so people of all levels feel approachable.
  • Hours are seen as being less demanding and more flexible than at similar firms.
  • Facilities in the offices are largely thought of as being very good.


  • Some feel that technical systems could be updated.
  • There could be more clarity surrounding seat applications.
  • There could be an increase in the amount of formal training.
  • Overall salary is seen by some as below market rate.

What insiders say about...

"There's an online application, competency-based testing, a phone interview and an..."

"The culture and atmosphere in the office are great, as is the out-of-hours socialising...."

"The training has definitely improved in the last year but I think there could be..."

"Everyone is very willing to discuss matters with me, coach me and provide me with..."

"Nottingham is generally nice but it's a bit dated compared to the offices in London..."

"This depends on the team but I have generally felt that my work/life balance has..."

"Pay is slightly below average and differs between departments. Bonuses are good and..."

"The firm pays rent contributions to you when you're doing a seat in London if you..."

"My questions were about my career history – why I was attracted to this firm in..."

"We are primarily a paperlite office with a huge emphasis on recycling. All food packaging..."

"We are very progressive when it comes to working from home and flexible working for..."

"The quality of work is really amazing with a huge number of trainees managing their..."

"I have assisted a disabled client in their appeal against their Personal Independence..."

"The people, the balance between good-quality work and having a social life, and the..."

"The IT and operational systems could be better."

"Everyone described it as friendly with an open-door policy. Having worked at the..."

"Retention rates are generally good at Browne Jacobson and jobs are offered where..."

"The Nottingham office has a little garden that regularly hosts events such as fireworks..."

"A welcoming, accepting and exciting law firm."

"It would be good to have more learning and development surrounding our aspirations..."

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