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Clyde & Co LLP

Clyde & Co LLP

Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Clyde & CO

7.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2019)
"I would say the firm is fast-growing and internationally focused...."
Culture
6.4 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
 
Hours
6.4 / 10
 
Salary
4.6 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.1 / 10
 
Pro Bono
7.1 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • Colleagues of all levels are friendly and helpful.
  • Maintaining a healthy work/life balance is encouraged and there is no culture of face-time.
  • Trainees are given good levels of responsibility and exposure to a wide range of work.
  • Many have found that managers make good and enthusiastic mentors.

Cons

  • While working hours are still seen as being good, busy periods are becoming more common.
  • Retention rates are good, but could be better.
  • There aren’t as many opportunities for overseas secondments as some would like.
  • Salaries are seen as being below those on offer at other firms.

What insiders say about...

"You should understand what makes Clyde & Co different to other law firms, and focus..."

"Generally this is a very friendly firm (naturally there are a few exceptions!). There..."

"There are numerous interesting lunch time sessions and talks from external counsel/organisations,..."

"In my experience there was nothing official provided."

"St Botolph's is a brand new office which is modern, close to Liverpool Street and..."

"The firm doesn't operate a formal flexi-time structure but generally, if you have..."

"The pay at both trainee level and associate level is behind our competitors. Additionally,..."

"There is a £1,000 interest free loan available on starting that can be used for..."

"We had to do an assessment centre comprised of two drafting exercises, a faux client..."

"My interview was mostly a conversation about how I had got to this stage and the..."

"Our carbon footprint needs to be improved. The firm has set up an environmental committee..."

"There's a lot of support provided for diverse groups. I have been involved with Pryde..."

"I am very satisfied as I am directly involved with cases and I'm often the first..."

"I worked briefly on a matter through a local CAB office and it was rewarding experience...."

"There's an excellent work/life balance and no face-time culture. Our canteen has..."

"Has grown very quickly and support/firm mentality has not changed at the same rate...."

"The reputation of the firm was attractive to me, and I had previously para-legalled..."

"I am concerned about qualification as the firm never releases the number of spaces..."

"Our Beaufort House building has bullet-proof windows."

"A heavyweight international firm."

"I think it advertises fairly widely and is very accessible."

"The workload can get heavy at times but I would be concerned if the work was not..."

"Introduce an expenses policy for dinner and taxis during late night working."

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