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Level of Stress


"I never feel like I'm left on my own/can't talk to anyone if my work is piling up, but the workload is often high. Once I'd learned to prioritise and to discuss my capacity with partners and associates, it felt more manageable."
First year trainee, london
"Up and down depending on the workload/deal."
Second year trainee, London
"A big firm means big clients, big clients mean big deals and completions. Completion day can be a rollercoaster, and deals which look dead can resurrect themselves late in the day, requiring everyone to pull together to make it happen. It should be said that these deals are also exciting to be a part of."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"High levels of responsibility can be stressful. But it's a trade off worth taking, in my opinion."
First year trainee, Bucharest
"Always someone there for help/support."
First year trainee, London
"Stress levels are high when you're new to a department as it takes a lot longer to do your work."
First year trainee, london
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