"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...
"The interviews are mainly about you as a person and what unique qualities and experiences..."
"The culture in the office is generally very good. The people are friendly and most..."
"The training is less structured than at some other firms. However, this means you..."
"Informal training is great and feedback is always there if you ask for it."
"The location is great and the view is great, the lack of a cafeteria is not great...."
"Most associates and partners have a very reasonable and realistic view on hours...."
"There's good pay and a good bonus structure."
"The quality of its pension scheme is high and there's free fruit every day."
"I was asked various question and most were about myself, my interests, my experience..."
"The firm could do more with recycling."
"The firm has a great record on diversity, whether it's from the point of view of..."
"Tasks vary tremendously. A lot of responsibility and client contact is given to you..."
"Every fee earner at the firm must do 20 hours of pro bono work per year as a minimum...."
"I share an office with a very informative and supportive supervisor. The smaller..."
"The social aspect of the firm could be improved and the teams tend to be small."
"I know that I have far more responsibility here than I would compared to Magic Circle..."
"The retention rates tend to be good given the small intake."
"We are one of the top five growing offices in London."
"The BFG (Big Friendly Giant)."
"More certainty and transparency around the seat allocation process."