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White & Case LLP

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Get the inside view from graduates at White & Case LLP

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2019)
"Ambitious and dynamic."
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...

"I applied via a vacation scheme, which is by far the best method of securing a training..."

"The culture really is one of the main reasons to work here. People are really nice..."

"The firm has a good departmental training programme, though I think it could be better..."

"Supervisors vary enormously, some are great and some could definitely improve."

"The firm is growing very rapidly, which means office space is getting increasingly..."

"I work between nine and eleven hours every day. Sometimes it's more but it's rarely..."

"Pay is fair. Bonuses are allocated for associates according to the number of hours..."

"Wellness account. You get £500 to spend as you wish, provided it's beneficial to..."

"I would say competition is fierce, however, if you are the right fit for the firm,..."

"My interview consisted of competency based questions. This was in addition to those..."

"There are no bins in offices and we must turn all lights off before leaving."

"There's a number of women's networks and LGBT events but more could be done regarding..."

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

"I have worked on some projects that have been linked to my practice area (a lease..."

"I undertake work that is varying and quality in nature."

"My working hours have been unpredictable at times."

"Getting to do great work for top notch clients, the compensation and a guaranteed..."

"The firm has had 100% retention rates for quite a few of the recent intakes."

"Every year we have a World Cup where all the offices across the world get together..."

"Friendly, efficient, client-focused."

"The firm offers a week of work experience for students from schools in deprived areas...."

"The seat rotation procedure should take place earlier."

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