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White & Case LLP

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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2019)
"International, friendly, approachable and diverse."
Culture
8.0 / 10
 
Formal Training
7.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
 
Hours
6.3 / 10
 
Salary
7.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.8 / 10
 
Pro Bono
8.4 / 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.
  • The salary is seen as being very fair for the work and hours undertaken.

Cons

  • Some trainees would like more transparency about seat moves.
  • The amount of informal training can vary between departments.
  • Hours can be long and fairly unpredictable.
  • Some have found their workload can vary widely over time.

What insiders say about...

"You should be confident when you are applying so that you stand out during the process...."

"There is a friendly atmosphere at White & Case with regular social events, either..."

"We have a great training programme overall and the firm strives to make our two-year..."

"Very accessible and everyone is open to telling you what you can do to be better..."

"I'm in a good office in the centre of the City. Our dress code depends on the department..."

"Hours depend on the department. Some departments have regular busy periods when personal..."

"The pay could be slightly more commensurate with other American firms."

"We get moving expenses for going overseas as well as free tickets to shows and other..."

"The application process consisted of an online application, a vacation scheme and..."

"I was asked questions about my grades, my interests and what law was contained in..."

"White & Case makes some efforts, but it's not really seen as a priority issue."

"The firm does have an open attitude in its recruitment, although more diverse partners..."

"Recently, I have had more client interaction as I have been asked to attend meetings..."

"The firm provides a wide variety of pro bono matters for us to get involved in. I..."

"Guaranteed overseas secondment, friendly people, and the interesting work here are..."

"My working hours have been unpredictable at times."

"The level of international work undertaken, the opportunities for travel and the..."

"The retention rates are pretty good."

"We do an annual Volleyball and Football tournament in a random city in Europe which..."

"Innovative, trend-setter and excellent skills!"

"Trainees come from a variety of backgrounds and universities at the firm and there..."

"Offer working from home as a legitimate option for a specific number of days per..."

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