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Taylor Wessing

Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Taylor Wessing

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2019)
"Innovative and forward-looking."
8.8 / 10
Formal Training
7.9 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.6 / 10
7.7 / 10
7.3 / 10
7.1 / 10
Pro Bono
7.6 / 10


  • There’s a great camaraderie and support network among staff and trainees.
  • Trainees are given high levels of responsibility and varied work from day one.
  • Trainees think very highly of the offices and their location.
  • There’s a lot of formal training on offer as well as a mentor and buddy system.


  • The seat allocation process could be more transparent.
  • The salary is not seen as being particularly competitive.
  • The hours can be unpredictable at times.
  • Some departments can be harder to qualify into that others.

What insiders say about...

"The key thing to demonstrate throughout the process is how you appreciate and would..."

"Everyone is very approachable and there is a real sense of teamwork in that everyone..."

"I think more continued formal training is needed throughout the training contract...."

"Taylor Wessing has a mentor system in place that works very well. I have a mentor..."

"It's a great office location with amazing views from the terrace. The dress code..."

"The firm will always try to help you leave at a good time, particularly if you have..."

"The salary is pretty standard for trainees. It's ok as an associate but you could..."

"The in-house GP surgery is extremely handy. As the firm is a sponsor of the National..."

"All training contracts are hard to get but the Taylor Wessing selection process is..."

"Explain intellectual property to a lay person. Why Taylor Wessing? What should Taylor..."

"The environmental committee at the firm is very active."

"The firm endeavours to increase opportunities for agile working and is improving..."

"Most work given has been interesting and with high levels of responsibility. However,..."

"In the first two-week induction period, there is time set aside for trainees to either..."

"I find that the majority of clients are good, and the other trainees are great to..."

"There are limited international secondment opportunities."

"The firm was highly recommended by people I knew within the legal industry (solicitors..."

"They're generally very good and most people have obtained new qualifier roles."

"We often do fun charity events such as abseiling down the side of our office building..."

"Interesting, balanced and human."

"The firm does a large amount of work with charities that help class mobility and..."

"More choice regarding seat options."

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