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White & Case LLP

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Get the inside view from graduates at White & Case LLP

7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2018)
"International and ambitious but with a fairly conservative/realistic..."
Culture
7.2 / 10
 
Formal Training
6.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
 
Hours
6.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.9 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.3 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • There’s a friendly working environment with a strong commitment to improving diversity.
  • There are a variety of international opportunities available.
  • The work given to trainees gets progressively more complex and interesting as they gain experience.

Cons

  • The amount of training can vary between departments.
  • Hours can be long and fairly unpredictable.
  • Some supervisors are not as active in their role as others.

What insiders say about...

"The best preparation for the interview is to really focus on why this firm is appealing...."

"White & Case has a great collegiate atmosphere, and everyone is approachable with..."

"This can really depend on the team in which you are sitting. My current department..."

"All staff are accessible and willing to respond to questions. Supervisors are generally..."

"The facilities are good, although the coffee could be better, but overall the office..."

"I have found my hours to be better than expected. It depends on which department..."

"Pay is good. Trainees do not receive a bonus but they do get a very generous allowance..."

"Dinners and drinks out provided by the firm are perks."

"I wrote a covering letter application, I then had a vacation scheme and an interview..."

"I was asked why I wanted to be a lawyer and what excites me about the firm."

"While I feel like the firm could do more in this area, we are sent emails reminding..."

"The firm has a 'diversity week'. It's a massive part of the firm's culture and is..."

"My role and responsibility varies between departments and supervisors: sometimes..."

"There are pro bono awards every year. People have supported the victims of Grenfell..."

"Both of the teams I have worked in and the market-leading transactions I am able..."

"Some of my work can be very administrative in nature."

"The international work and the fact that the firm is good in litigation, and offers..."

"This is generally high. If departments are oversubscribed, graduate development will..."

"You'd be hard pressed to find a department where there is a majority of one nationality,..."

"International, diverse, sociable and hard-working."

"The firm take part in several schemes from offering work experience to mentoring..."

"More transparency on how decisions are made when a seat is competitive."

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