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Morgan Lewis & Bockius

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2019)
"Friendly, progressive and challenging."
Culture
7.9 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.3 / 10
 
Hours
7.2 / 10
 
Salary
9.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.4 / 10
 
Pro Bono
9.6 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • 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.

Cons

  • 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...

"Research the firm properly and know what you bring to the table."

"The structure and hierarchy is very informal in the office, certainly in my experience...."

"The training programmes at our firm are slightly less structured than they would..."

"Partners and associates are always available to talk informally and you will get..."

"Our dress code is usually a suit without a tie for men, although some departments..."

"This very much depends on the department. My experience is that they are flexible..."

"This is an American firm and, as such, we are paid significantly more than typical..."

"Free dinners and lunches are frequent and the expenses of relocating for international..."

"The questions were mainly about my work experience, my hobbies, how I balance work..."

"The firm is doing well on this. It recently stopped providing throwaway plastic cups..."

"There are lots of committees and events to further diversity."

"There's high-quality work on a weekly (if not daily) basis. There's a substantive..."

"We have compulsory targets to meet and you can get involved in as much as you want...."

"You get a high level of responsibility and are able to work on high-value deals...."

"There's uncertainty surrounding future seats."

"The chair of the firm is a woman, as is the London office managing partner. I wanted..."

"Our retention rates have usually been relatively high."

"We are one of the top five growing offices in London."

"Friendly, exciting and supportive."

"Slightly more formal training would be good."

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