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2019

"Everybody at PM is genuinely approachable. The quality of work is excellent and the firm takes a genuine interest in training up trainees."
First year trainee, Glasgow
"The high-quality clients that I am exposed to and the exciting projects that I get to work on."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"The people you work with are incredibly friendly and the training provided by the firm is outstanding. The training contract is more bespoke than is normal so proactive trainees are more likely to get better work and more responsibility. All in all I don't think I could have had a better first year of my training contract."
First year trainee, Manchester
"The scope and challenge of the work while also respecting work/life balance and diversity."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"The culture is genuinely friendly, very sociable, fun and supportive. The firm really supports diversity and agile working and most departments enjoy a good work/life balance given the size of the firm."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"The people are all really welcoming, no matter what department you are in, and there is a great culture around the firm. You get a lot of support and are encouraged to make the most of the many opportunities available."
First year trainee, Belfast
"The working environment, approachability of all members of the team regardless of superiority, willingness to do things differently and have fun with new ideas."
Second year trainee, Manchester

2018

"There are a lot of good social events, a fair amount of corporate responsibility and a friendly atmosphere."
First year trainee, Leeds
"I like the quality of the work, the fact that I have supportive colleagues and the firm's strong culture of diversity."
First year trainee, Manchester
"Everybody is really friendly and approachable across the firm. You get to work for some really interesting clients and you are given quite a high level of responsibility from day one."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"The genuine commitment to you as an individual in terms of professional development, the work/life balance and making you feel valued."
First year trainee, London
"The people are great on the whole. Most are very approachable, friendly and want to do their best to develop you as a trainee."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"The firm genuinely strives to live by its values (approachable, bold and connected) so you really feel that you can get to know your team, ask questions and learn from some of the best lawyers in their fields. It's a great culture to be a part of."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"The people and culture; practically everyone here is great to work with and fun to be around. Most teams really engage with their trainees and make them feel part of the team. This also means that trainees are trusted to do more interesting work."
Second year trainee, London
"The people, the support, the relaxed culture and the work/life balance."
First year trainee, London

2017

"There's a really enjoyable working environment as well as great colleagues and trainees. The quality of work is also very high."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"The culture. The firm is largely non-hierarchical and a pleasant place to work. The recent introduction of open-plan and 'agile' working has added to this, meaning that lawyers of all levels sit and work together in an open and collaborative environment."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"There is a genuinely positive and supportive culture here at Pinsents, which I think is rare in a firm of its size. People have really cared about the quality of my experience and my personal development in the two teams that I have worked in so far."
First year trainee, Leeds
"The firm has the open and friendly attitude of regional offices with the calibre of work brought in by having a London office. The great work and excellent attitude is spread across the whole of the UK."
Second year trainee, London
"The culture. Everyone at the firm is exceedingly friendly and very generous with their time. Your ideas and opinions are always valued and considered."
First year trainee, Leeds
"It's an extremely friendly firm. Socials are encouraged and you can ask questions of anyone."
First year trainee, London
"You receive a huge amount of support during the traineeship and everyone is very supportive and helpful while you are getting to grips with everything. The firm is also very sociable and everyone is really friendly to work with."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"The team I currently sit in really stands by the values of being approachable. People coming over to introduce themselves really makes a huge difference when you are new. I felt really welcomed from day one."
First year trainee, Leeds
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