Freshfields
3.3 of 5 28 reviews
www.freshfields.com London, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great learning opportunities and very motivated colleagues

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Freshfields

ProsExposure to important cases and clients; steep learning curve.

ConsLack of appreciation at times and competitiveness among colleagues where it was common place to take credit for other work.

Advice to Senior ManagementNot to allow middle management to take so much credit for the work done by other staff.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Summer internship, work experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Freshfields as an intern for less than a year


Pros: Working with both an associate and a senior associate means you are well supported and that if you have any issues, they are on hand… Cons: Some employees were not particularly helpful and a little cold.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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High quality and very prestigious law firm, amazing clients, great salaries/benefits, challenging work

Associate (Former Employee)
Vienna (Austria)

I worked at Freshfields full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Very bright and ambitious colleagues around you. I received an amazing training. Annual practice group meetings at amazing places such as Saint Tropez where you… Cons: Long hours. No solid workflow. Little chances to become partner. Advice to Senior Management: Keep your European values alive. I very much appreciated the reaction of the crisis… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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