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Morgan Lewis & Bockius

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2019)
"Exciting and different."
7.9 / 10
Formal Training
7.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.3 / 10
7.2 / 10
9.0 / 10
8.4 / 10
Pro Bono
9.6 / 10


  • 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...

"There is a vacation scheme, but this is not mandatory for a successful training contract..."

"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..."

"For the most part everyone is very accessible and you just have to gauge how busy..."

"Our location is lovely and next to St. Paul's. The office layout could be better..."

"I tend to work long hours and there are a lot of extra demands of trainees on top..."

"We get paid very well but I don't yet know how bonuses work."

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

"There were lots of questions about my work experience and what I had done at university...."

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

"I've started an LGBT society and there is a wonderful diversity partner who is always..."

"I was assigned an extremely high quality of work in my first seat and all of it was..."

"Every fee earner at the firm must do 20 hours of pro bono work per year as a minimum...."

"The small teams result in you getting given more responsibility and working more..."

"The training system is not very flexible and has previously lacked support."

"The firm is especially good at employment law, which is what attracted me to it."

"The firm has an impeccable record for retention. The only time this can slip is when..."

"Both the managing partner of the London office and the global chair are female."

"Exciting and different."

"I'd like to see more formal supervision and training."

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