Linklaters Reviews | Glassdoor

Linklaters Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2019

To filter reviews, or .

Found 179 reviews

3.8
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
71%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
Approve of CEO
Linklaters CEO Gideon Moore
Gideon Moore
46 Ratings
Pros
Cons
More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good firm"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Atmosphere; health package ; secondments

    Cons

    Salary lower than US firms

    Linklaters2019-01-18
  2. "Executive Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal Secretary in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Easy place to work in.

    Cons

    No room for growth here.

    Linklaters2019-04-23
  3. "Depressing"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - US Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary, working with smart people

    Cons

    Lack of transparency, no real growth opportunities, terrible male dominated culture

    Linklaters2019-02-04
  4. "Associate"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Diverse workplace, encouraging culture, variety of work assignments.

    Cons

    fluctuations in work flow, high turnover rate.

    Linklaters2018-09-06
  5. "Better Work/Life Balance"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - US Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Hours are better than most NY Biglaw firms Partners are nice for the most part Many social events

    Cons

    Poor IT services and systems Junior associate pool Less prestigious NY clients/work

    Linklaters2018-06-05
  6. "Truly an amazing place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    The management really cares about its employees. Excellent benefits, progressive feedback/review policies, amazing staff

    Cons

    Not much room for growth

    Linklaters2017-10-17
  7. "Linklaters"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters

    Pros

    Classy and British. Everyone is very polite and approachable. Work load not as demanding as other big law. Strong international presence.

    Cons

    International work which make hours weird occasionally. Not as prestigious as other super rich firms in US.

    Advice to Management

    More transparent on the performance review process and bonus. Give feedback on whether on par track earlier.

    Linklaters2016-07-25
  8. "Associate"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Scarsdale, NY

    I worked at Linklaters for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cross-border work flow, London based training for entry level associates and a lot of secondment opportunities

    Cons

    Not much room for new counsel and partner positions in the US

    Advice to Management

    more mentorship at early years

    Linklaters2016-07-06
  9. "good international firm with interesting cross-border work and collegiate environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Collegiate work environment; great benefits; well-respected international firm; a lot of secondment opportunities to other offices within the firm; interesting cross-border work.

    Cons

    The US offices play a support role to the London office; lack of good US work. Difficult to make counsel/partner for US associates.

    Linklaters2016-05-07
  10. Helpful (4)

    "US Associate"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters

    Pros

    There are some interesting people who work here.

    Cons

    The work environment can be difficult. Non-professional behavior is often overlooked. There is a tolerance for dishonesty at all levels of the firm.

    Linklaters2016-05-13
Found 179 reviews