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Lehman Brothers International (Europe) Reviews

Updated June 27, 2018
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  1. "I have been working at Brother International as contract"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) as a contractor

    Pros

    Great IT team with relaxed

    Cons

    No cons just a great company


  2. "Good place to learn"

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    Former Intern - Stagiaire in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Stagiaire in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment, good Canary Wharf setting, opportunity to see the most complex company in administration and unwinding process

    Cons

    In administration so no future prospects, staff can get made redundant at relatively short notice, no canteen, commuting to Canary Wharf is hell in summer

  3. "First Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) full-time

    Pros

    Very driven and professional workplace.

    Cons

    Company went bankrupt in 2008.


  4. "Opportunities to broaden expertise in a bespoke environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance, challenging and dynamic work environment, scope for career progression, good salary and bonus

    Cons

    Lack of employee benefits vs other companies


  5. "Good quiet place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible and focused on your development

    Cons

    Limited lifespan of the role


  6. "Sad end to a once great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Easy work decent pay stress free

    Cons

    Hr went into overdrive to justify their position

    Advice to Management

    Sack hr


  7. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Ability to move around internally. Great support from management.

    Cons

    Pay was not reviewed regularly enough. Also pay was not true reflection of numbers of hours actually worked.

  8. "Lb"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people and environment. Great times

    Cons

    No cons that are worth mentioning


  9. "While my time with Lehman Brothers was short-lived, it would have been a wonderful international company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The opportunity to work in a true international and vibrant environment

    Cons

    Collapsed shortly after I started


  10. "Interesting projects, a lot of travel, understand of work life balance relative to other I Banks in Europe"

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    * Great culture
    * Opportunity for travel
    * Interesting projects

    Cons

    * Not meritocratic, progression can occur just based on company loyalty and years of service