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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...

"In addition to reading the firm's website and understanding what it looks for, candidates..."

"There is a friendly culture in the office. In my particular team there is no face-time..."

"We have lots of focused formal training."

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"The office is very central, though it is a shame that there is not much natural light...."

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"There can be no complaints regarding the salary."

"Taxis are free after 9:00pm and food is free after 7:00pm; there is a sports bonus..."

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

"Most seats involve really meaningful work such as first drafts of documents and witness..."

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"I have lots of responsibility as a trainee, and work with friendly people in a great..."

"There will often be quite a few late nights as a result of the workload."

"The friendly atmosphere was clear from the moment I first arrived and the firm offers..."

"They are good and should remain good as the firm plans to significantly expand the..."

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

"Global, ambitious and collegiate."

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

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