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"High quality work and attorneys."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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Approves of CEO

Pros

You are working with the best and the brightest attorneys on high profile domestic and international cases. The firm supports traveling to other offices and encourages attorneys to work for extended periods abroad in another Freshfields' office.

Cons

As with any other law firm, the hours can be tough and the stress level high.

Other Employee Reviews for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great Firm to Work for, not the best opportunity for promotion."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Support Staff in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Support Staff in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    20 Vacation days, 2 float days, 6 sick days
    Health Care paid for by the firm
    Great New Offices at 601 Lexington
    Pretty laid back atmosphere at most part
    Firm pays 1/3 of your yearly gym membership (support staff only)

    Cons

    Poor Pay Rises (so negotiate a good rate when you start)
    Poor Bonuses (not paid on performance paid equally across the firm)
    No real annual appraisal process

    Advice to Management

    Provide support staff with a good carreer path and more of an opportunity to grow


  2. "an 'ok' law firm, office and position"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Associate in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Associate in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (More than a year)

    Pros

    friendly team & nice atmosphere
    Dubai-style paid events
    people not as stressed as in other FBD offices

    Cons

    your bonuses are decided based on global performance, not within the office
    long hours are expected and poor workload management sometimes

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