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2019

"The high quality of work and exposure to big deals, as well as working with supportive teams and getting hands-on responsibility. There are great office perks too."
First year trainee, London
"The market-leading work, the quality of training and the culture."
First year trainee, London
"The people and the work. I am part of teams working on projects at the forefront of the industry with leading experts in their field (who are also really engaging people)."
Second year trainee, London
"The people, the work, the training, prestige and the brand."
First year trainee, London
"Everyone I have worked with has been genuinely very friendly. The other perks of the job are international secondment opportunities and a competitive salary. There's a solid infrastructure/system of administration/support tasks enabling lawyers to work more efficiently."
First year trainee, London
"The work is always interesting. It's exciting to see deals you've been involved in on the front page of the Financial Times. You work with people who are incredibly smart but very down-to-earth and keen to help you learn. The learning curve is steep but you quickly find yourself understanding what's happening and starting to anticipate what needs to be done next."
First year trainee, London

2015

"I work in great teams with a friendly atmosphere."
Second year trainee, London
"The people and their friendly attitude, combined with the calibre of work, are both great."
First year trainee, London
"I am given excellent work, have a good level of responsibility and have lovely colleagues."
Second year trainee, London
"I work with a diverse group of people."
Second year trainee, London
"I benefit from working with the people at Clifford Chance, and on high-quality deals."
First year trainee, London
"I attend yoga classes in the in-office gym with a great external instructor who comes in to teach us."
Second year trainee, London
"I have a high quality of work and work with friendly staff."
First year trainee, London
"I have been trained effectively to do my work with high calibre clients, and receive good pay."
Second year trainee, London
"I enjoy working with other intelligent and motivated people."
Second year trainee, London
"My responsibility at work is high, and I work with great people."
Second year trainee, London
"The interesting, varied and complex work on an international basis makes working here great."
Trainee, London
"The global and high-level nature of the work is really beneficial, as is the openness of the firm."
Second year trainee, London

2014

"Amazing people. Amazing office. Amazing opportunities."
First year trainee, London
"Amazing work on the most high-profile matters. Great responsibility and generally very approachable and normal people. Best facilities of any London law firm."
Second year trainee, London
"The quality of work and the quality of the lawyers."
Second year trainee, Dubai
"I feel that my queries are heard and addressed and the graduate development are incredibly supportive during your training contract."
First year trainee, Frankfurt
"Excellent training and international opportunities."
Second year trainee, Tokyo
"That the firm employs people with such diverse backgrounds and characters; that there is no 'firm-type' as such."
Second year trainee, London
"Great work, comprehensive training, healthy vibe about the place."
Second year trainee, Frankfurt
"Friendly, collegiate atmosphere. Approachable seniors and partners."
Second year trainee, London
"The opportunities to do client secondments and international secondments."
Second year trainee, London
"High level of responsibility, interesting work, friendly and approachable people."
First year trainee, London
"Generally interesting work, good facilities and remuneration."
Second year trainee, London

2013

"The friendly, open atmosphere and the challenging work."
First year trainee, London
"The variety of work you get to do - big deals with major clients."
First year trainee, London
"The calibre of the firm's clients and the quality of the work; being at the forefont of commercially and legally significant transactions or matters is self-motivating. The best office facilities - bar none - of any law firm in London."
Second year trainee, London
"Training, colleagues, secondment opportunities."
First year trainee, London
"The opportunity to work on high-profile deals with lawyers who are the leaders in their field."
Second year trainee, London
"The gym, the work and the infrastructure."
Second year trainee, London
"Clients and international opportunities are fantastic. The people are very knowledgeable, willing to explain things and are normal."
Second year trainee, London
"The pay and the prestige on your CV."
First year trainee, London
"The people in some departments are lovely, the work is interesting and high-level, and the office itself is a big plus."
First year trainee, London
"The pay is good and the quality of training is high."
First year trainee, London
"The people and sociability. The buzz of new work and exciting projects. A real team atmosphere."
Second year trainee, London
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