"Friendly, progressive and challenging."
- The firm is welcoming and does not feel hierarchical.
- Managers are good at providing feedback and informal training.
- The remuneration is seen as being very good.
- A lot of pro bono work is offered and it counts towards billable hours.
- Some departments require long hours that can be challenging.
- While people do socialise outside of the office, events are rarely organised by the firm.
- There is not a lot of structured formal training.
- Some admin processes can be long and lack transparency.
What insiders say about...
"Be yourself, it is as much about being somebody who people want to work alongside..."
"The firm is supportive and pays a good level of attention to staff motivation and..."
"There is no set training programme but there are talks etc that we are encouraged..."
"Informal training is great and feedback is always there if you ask for it."
"Our dress code is usually a suit without a tie for men, although some departments..."
"The hours can be challenging, but I believe this is something that you have to appreciate..."
"The firm offers a very good salary."
"We get free fruit every day."
"We discussed my answers on the application form as well as my experiences in law..."
"This area could be better, though there is a conscious drive to improve it."
"There's very good encouragement of diversity here, with a number of initiatives and..."
"The work in my seats so far has generally been of a very high standard. I have drafted..."
"I've worked on a variety of pro bono projects. I recently acted for a group of residents..."
"The friendly atmosphere means that most people are approachable and very reasonable...."
"Some of the departments are very focused on particular areas, which means that you..."
"I was approached at the Oxford University law fair and encouraged to apply for a..."
"Our retention rates have usually been relatively high."
"It's interesting (and commendable) that so many key positions within the London office..."
"Friendly and fast-paced."
"Slightly more formal training would be good."