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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)
"Friendly, welcoming, driven."
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 are online tests, a phone interview and an assessment day that includes a partner..."

"Friendly and inclusive both in and out of hours. There's a flat hierarchy and trainees..."

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

"Individuals are accessible and helpful throughout the firm's hierarchy. I interact..."

"Every Friday is dress down and the regular dress code is fairly relaxed but smart...."

"It depends on your department and the business need. I have worked in a seat where..."

"Pay appears to be on par with other firms outside of London, although it has not..."

"The firm offers a lot of opportunities to socialise, including sports teams, the..."

"I was asked what my reasons and motivations were for applying to the firm and wanting..."

"There is a dedicated team to work on this."

"In terms of gender ratio, I would say that there are many women in the firm, even..."

"I generally have a lot of client contact through meetings or on the phone. I have..."

"The firm has good links with community projects and there are fairly regular opportunities..."

"It's generally a very friendly and supportive firm to work in with great clients,..."

"There can be a lack of transparency regarding new qualifier opportunities."

"I attended a presentation at university on health and litigation that was given by..."

"Historically the firm has had high retention rates for trainees but our year is the..."

"We've got a lot of really great singers and we do an annual carol concert."

"Friendly, welcoming, driven."

"It would be helpful to get more information about seat moves sooner."

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