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Level of Stress


"You get stressed at stressful times - which often surround deadlines. As a lawyer you work to deadlines constantly - therefore, naturally, there will be a level of stress that is unavoidable."
First year trainee, London
"It's a relaxed, professional environment - you are taught to be calm!"
Second year trainee, London
"Can be hard work, and work/life balance can suffer if working on a large transaction."
Second year trainee, London
"A very high standard is expected at all times in respect of every piece of work."
Newly qualified solicitor, London
"It is by its nature a stressful job but again this is client driven so the firm can do little to prevent this. It is also more stressful due to the high calibre clients who demand/expect more."
1 yr PQE, London
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