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One Small Change


"Personally I believe that there should be more transparency over some seat/secondment processes."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"I think that the way trainees have work allocated to them in big departments could be improved."
First year trainee, London
"Scrapping the compulsory corporate/banking seat requirement would be preferable to me."
First year trainee, Rio de Janeiro
"Better provision to work from home would be ideal."
First year trainee, Bristol
"I believe that informal training and one-to-ones with supervisors could be somewhat improved."
Second year trainee, London
"It would be ideal to hold all initial training centrally so that the trainees can meet each other at an occasion other than the annual trainee ball."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"I would prefer to undertake six seats rather than four."
First year trainee, London


"It would be nice to have more court work experience or on your feet training."
First year trainee, Glasgow
"I would like there to be more communication about the next seat that you will be in advance of moving there."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"I think the firm should introduce short-term placements in a foreign office for those that want to experience the international network but would prefer not to go on a foreign secondment."
First year trainee, London
"Having more training on networking and producing new work would be useful."
First year trainee, Glasgow


"Improved retention rates."
First year trainee, london
"More clarity on seat selections and qualifying seats."
First year trainee, London
"Starting the working day earlier and finishing earlier."
First year trainee, London
"More consistency with the level of work."
Second year trainee, London
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