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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2018)
"RPC is individual, forward-thinking and progressive."
8.5 / 10
Formal Training
7.8 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
8.3 / 10
6.7 / 10
6.4 / 10
Pro Bono
3.6 / 10


  • Trainees are given a variety of interesting work to complete, with early responsibility.
  • The firm is non-hierarchical and has a very friendly culture.
  • The training on offer is well structured and trainees are provided with plenty of support.
  • The firm has flexible hours and employees are able to work from home.


  • Only a limited number of trainees can do the most popular seats, meaning that these can be very competitive.
  • The seat selection process could be more transparent and flexible.
  • Some feel that remuneration is falling behind that of competitors.
  • Opportunities for pro bono work are lacking.

What insiders say about...

"There's an online application, a psychometric test and an assessment day with an..."

"There is a very open culture, and it is easy to approach partners at this very sociable..."

"As a trainee, there's a huge amount of training, particularly at the start of your..."

"Supervising partners can vary from department to department. However, I have had..."

"The offices are comfortable and in great locations."

"The firm has a good flexible working policy, which trainees are encouraged to make..."

"You get a bonus if you work more than seven chargeable hours per day across the year..."

"We get shopping vouchers, champagne, theatre tickets and dinner vouchers for exceptional..."

"There was an online application form and psychometric tests. These were followed..."

"Lots of competency based questions including focusing on areas such as teamwork,..."

"In terms of reducing the firm's carbon footprint, the air conditioning turns off..."

"The firm has a number of networks committed to supporting diversity within the firm...."

"Personally I do not have as much client interaction as I would like, but client contact..."

"We have a dedicated charity of the year, rather than piecemeal projects throughout..."

"The responsibility given to trainees, secondment opportunities, friendliness and..."

"Our salary is not as competitive as it could be and it can be difficult to secure..."

"The culture and progressive nature of the firm. I wanted to go somewhere a bit different..."

"The retention rates are still good but some departments are extremely popular to..."

"We have our own Twitter feed and our own page of blogs on the RPC website."

"RPC is individual, forward-thinking and progressive."

"We are involved with Streets of Growth charity work and target days to give people..."

"More transparency during the seat-move process."

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