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Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Irwin Mitchell

8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2019)
"Friendly, innovative, rewarding."
8.6 / 10
Formal Training
8.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.1 / 10
9.2 / 10
6.7 / 10
8.5 / 10
Pro Bono
7.9 / 10


  • Trainees are offered challenging and high-quality work from the time they start working.
  • People of all levels are approachable and meet for regular social events.
  • Many feel that the informal training at the firm is of excellent quality.
  • There is a lot of diversity support for LGBT, minorities and women.


  • There can be limited choice and transparency regarding seat moves.
  • Some would like more integration between departments.
  • The salary is seen as being low when compared to similar firms.
  • Some trainees consider the IT systems to be of lower quality than at other firms.

What insiders say about...

"Understand the core values as these are really important."

"The firm very much work as a team and there are good socials in the office. Many..."

"There is an online portal where all the training is advertised and you can look through..."

"Fee earners of all levels are extremely approachable and always willing to help...."

"Our office is in a great location, right in the centre of town. The dress code is..."

"Very good work/life balance. The firm is very flexible."

"The trainee salary is starting to slip behind the firm's competitors. It has not..."

"There are a range of perks for working at Irwin Mitchell. We receive normal employee..."

"Initially there was an online application, this involved answering several questions..."

"There were a lot of questions about what made me tick, my previous work experience,..."

"The firm does promote environmentally friendly practices. For instance, our internal..."

"We run a programme called Irwin Mitchell Equal to ensure that people are represented..."

"As a trainee in my first seat, I have been very impressed with the quality of work..."

"The firm takes part in a range of pro bono initiatives, such as running various legal..."

"The national reputation and interesting work."

"There is remove for improvement in terms of the communication between staff. Doing..."

"The friendly atmosphere and location."

"Retention rates are pretty good and they try and fit you in to the best department..."

"The Irwin Mitchell Charities Foundation (IMCF) has been established for 20 years..."

"Innovative, friendly, pioneering market leader."

"We participate in PRIME programme."

"More communal spaces for eating lunch across all offices."

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