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2018

"The small intake means you can get a lot of responsibility and the quality of work and sophisticated nature of the clients was also a draw. It has a strong reputation across the private equity and finance industries. There are also good women's initiatives and a strong pro bono record."
First year trainee,
"There's a big focus on top-tier corporate deals."
Second year trainee,
"I got good exposure during my vacation scheme."
First year trainee,
"The quality of work, calibre of clients and complexity of deals for a corporate firm."
First year trainee,
"There's very high-quality work with top-tier clients, a small intake size, good responsibility and a lot of exposure."
First year trainee,
"The first-year open day I attended was really informative and engaging. Everyone I spoke to was very friendly so it seemed like a great place to work. I wanted to experience the firm further so I applied for the vacation scheme."
First year trainee,

2016

"The balance between private equity and restructuring strengths, the culture and the pay."
First year trainee, London
"Small office means a high level of responsibility, good work and good pay."
Second year trainee, London
"Meeting really nice people at various recruitment events."
Second year trainee, London
"Opportunity to work at a US firm with a good reputation – friendly culture and great remuneration."
Second year trainee, London
"I was attracted to Weil because it has a small intake and is a market leader in private equity. Also because it is able to offer its clients a full service around the world."
First year trainee, London

2015

"I was attracted to a firm that provided a fantastic salary. The firm has expanded from its American origins widely, but there is still a small intake of trainees."
Second year trainee, London
"I wanted to be given as much responsibility as I could handle and to be engaged in high-level work, and I felt that Weil was the ideal place to do this."
Second year trainee, London
"The great work undertaken by Weil and its reputation stood out for me."
First year trainee, London
"I chose my firm because the people I met were down to earth, and they didn't make any secret of the fact that trainees would be worked hard, which I found refreshing compared to other firms. The quality of the work, size of the firm and level of responsibility I could obtain were equally important to me."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm's reputation for providing excellent training, early responsibility and the opportunity to advance/develop more quickly than at most other firms greatly attracted me to Weil. Coupled with this, I found the culture and atmosphere at the firm to be very friendly, enthusiastic and supportive."
First year trainee, London
"I found that Weil would allow me to work in a small team, and offer me high quality work and a great deal of responsibility for a good salary."
First year trainee, London

2014

"I chose Weil because of the people I met and worked with on my vacation scheme, the quality of work, the opportunity to gain incredible responsibility and exposure at an early stage in my career and really learn on my feet, and knowing that every day I would be challenged by the work that I do."
First year trainee, London
"I made the decision to apply to Weil based on their excellent vacation scheme."
Second year trainee, London
"Weil offers lots of exposure to really high quality work, lawyers and clients; good pay; really nice people."
Second year trainee, London
"The quality of work and clients were the things that attracted me to this firm."
First year trainee, London
"I chose my firm for the salary, the size, the responsibility and the clients."
Second year trainee, London
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