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Updated Aug 24, 2021

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  • "long hours and difficult to take vacations(in 19 reviews)
  • "The management will always stand on users/clients' side and against company's IT policies/ security policies.(in 10 reviews)
  • "Support staff barely registers to any of the attorneys until something goes wrong.(in 6 reviews)
  • "No training for improvement(in 5 reviews)
  • "end 401k bonus contribution where they provide an amount between 1%(in 4 reviews)
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  1. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Mostly positive

    Jan 10, 2011 - Solicitor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good competive salary and benefits

    Cons

    Extremely long hours which is typical of firms this size.

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Associate Review of Supreme Court & Appellate Practice

    Aug 5, 2019 - Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great brief writing experience; Excellent opportunities to work one-on-one with partners and learn from their many years of writing experience; Opportunities to tackle complex legal issues.

    Cons

    Long hours (but that is true of just about any large law firm.

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Not bad

    Aug 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good compensation and friendly people

    Cons

    long hours and difficult to take vacations

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  4. 5.0
    Former Intern

    great opportunity

    Sep 21, 2020 - Legal Intern in Paris
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    instructive experience and opportunity of growth

    Cons

    sometimes entails long working hours

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Financial officer

    Dec 17, 2014 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The team i worked with were very proffesional and efficient. A well let team in the back office in HK.

    Cons

    Worked extremely long hours for a back office as the pay did't match the time we put in. All in all though it is a great company to work for

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Excellent work - one of the best international firms in London.

    Oct 30, 2014 - Trainee Solicitor in London, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good Salary, good culture, excellent training, opportunities to go abroad, excellent standard of work.

    Cons

    Sometimes bureaucratic. Long hours for junior staff.

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Review

    May 25, 2022 - Associate 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good working culture and work

    Cons

    Long hours of work but expected for the industry

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Getting Better

    Sep 24, 2019 - Associate Attorney in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work-Life Balance starting to be better.

    Cons

    Long hours at times.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Intern

    NA

    Mar 19, 2022 - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice people great work environment

    Cons

    quite long hours but otherwise good

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Global Project Manager

    Jun 14, 2016 - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    I have worked for the firm for 20 years. Good Salary, good culture, excellent training, opportunities to go abroad, excellent standard of work.

    Cons

    Sometimes bureaucratic. Long hours for junior staff.

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