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Morgan Lewis & Bockius

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2019)
"Friendly, exciting and supportive."
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...

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

"There isn't a particularly strong sense of hierarchy and most partners are very approachable..."

"The firm could benefit from a more formal training programme. It's very much a case..."

"Informal training is great and feedback is always there if you ask for it."

"Our offices are good but lack facilities found in bigger firms such as a canteen..."

"The hours have not been bad and the team is quite appreciative if you do stay late...."

"The firm offers a very good salary."

"Free fruit is available in the kitchen."

"I was asked competency-based questions (what differentiates me from other candidates..."

"The firm is good at encouraging green initiatives. For example, we recently received..."

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

"It depends on which seat you're in but I am generally satisfied with the work I do...."

"There is a good amount of pro bono work at the firm and projects range from legal..."

"The quality and level of work we receive."

"There could be more formal training."

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

"You tend to have a good idea in advance."

"The firm has a 'SPARK' initiative that encourages employees to produce innovative..."

"Ambitious, friendly and hard working."

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

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