Why your firm?
"I went to an open day and everyone that spoke seemed really laid back and genuinely enjoyed working here. Also, the applicant pool seemed diverse compared to other firms."First year trainee, London
"There's dynamic energy, lots of work in the tech industry and a growing office."Second year trainee, London
"The small intake, Cooley's reputation in the technology sector and the opportunity to get exposure to both transactional and litigious practice areas."Second year trainee, London
"I was drawn by the small intake, the calibre of clients and how Cooley is as an employer."First year trainee, London
"Cooley had a broad array of practice areas and was small but powerful and really intriguing. The grade requirements were suitable for me and the more research I did on articles and reviews, the more I liked the sound of the firm."First year trainee, London
"Its reputation. The quality of work. Its internationalism."First year trainee, London
"Strong reputation in the tech sector."Second year trainee, London
"A human size with a small intake but a firm that has big clients nonetheless. The intellectual property practice was a big driver in my choice."First year trainee, London
"I researched the partners and the types of issues that they had been writing about in the legal press. This convinced me that the firm was really forward looking and trying to do something that other firms were not."Second year trainee, London
"Small trainee intake, specialist practice areas, quality of work."Second year trainee, London
"I chose the firm because of the small trainee intake, which meant that I was given real responsibility and had a good chance of getting my seat preferences. The strength in IP work, and the high likelihood of getting an IP seat was also attractive, alongside the fantastic client base and friendly culture."Second year trainee, London
"The firm's small trainee intake, and a chance to practice areas of law I was interested in, in a reputable firm greatly attracted me to Cooley."First year trainee, London
"The small intake of trainees and strength in intellectual property work and likelihood of getting a seat in that department; friendly working culture and flexibility with seat choices (such as no fixed property, corporate or litigation seats) all made me choose Cooley."Second year trainee, London
"The small intake, international work available and culture of the firm encouraged me to apply here."Second year trainee, London
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