Inside Info

Firm Sort descending Offices Pay Career Development Work/Life Balance Management Culture Loos Snacks Overall
Addleshaw Goddard London Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore 50% 66% 62% 61% 82% 71% 54% 64%
Allen & Overy London Belfast, London Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Bratislava, Casablanca, Doha, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Prague, Rome, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington DC 63% 57% 39% 59% 70% 71% 65% 59%
Ashurst London London, Glasgow Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Canberra, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Port Moresby, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Washington DC 54% 58% 65% 56% 61% 56% 46% 58%
Baker McKenzie Chicago Belfast, London Abu Dhabi, Almaty, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bahrain, Barcelona, Berlin, Budapest, Brussels, Cairo, Casablanca, Doha, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kyiv, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Vienna, Warsaw, Zurich 67% 61% 72% 63% 80% 49% 57% 67%
BCLP London Manchester Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Boulder, Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Irvine, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Moscow, New York, Overland Park, Paris, Phoenix, San Francisco, Singapore, Shanghai, Southern Illinois, St. Louis, Tel Aviv, Washington 63% 73% 72% 71% 80% 48% 58% 69%
Bircham Dyson Bell London Cambridge, London 52% 67% 89% 63% 78% 67% 52% 68%
Bird & Bird London London Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Beijing, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, The Hague, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Lyon, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Warsaw 68% 77% 86% 80% 92% 90% 84% 81%
BLM Manchester Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Southampton Derry, Dublin 34% 37% 57% 27% 38% 43% 26% 38%
Burges Salmon Bristol Bristol, London 78% 80% 81% 83% 91% 86% 89% 83%
Capsticks London Birmingham, Leeds, London, Winchester 27% 32% 45% 25% 39% 34% 30% 33%
Charles Russell Speechlys London Cheltenham, Guilford, London Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Luxembourg, Manama, Paris, Zurich 62% 65% 72% 68% 78% 65% 61% 68%
Clarke Willmott Bristol Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton, Taunton 68% 86% 94% 88% 87% 66% 60% 82%
Clifford Chance London London, Newcastle Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Casablanca, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Prague, Rome, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington
65% 63% 43% 60% 72% 70% 76% 62%
Clyde & Co London Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guildford, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Beijing, Brisbane, Cape Town, Caracas, Chicago, Dar es Salaam, Doha, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Madrid, Melbourne, Mexico City, Miami, Montréal, Nantes, New Jersey, New York, Orange County, Paris, Perth, Riyadh, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, Washington DC
47% 58% 72% 64% 68% 66% 66% 62%
CMS London Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Sheffield, Reading Barcelona, Bratislava, Dubai, Geneva, Kyiv, Ljubljana, Madrid, Seville, Singapore, Zurich 54% 61% 54% 63% 63% 68% 60% 60%
DAC Beachcroft London Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Newport, Winchester Bogotá D.C, Dublin, Madrid, Mexico City, Miami, Santiago de Chile, Singapore 51% 63% 75% 67% 74% 56% 53% 65%
Dentons London Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Milton Keynes, Watford Canada (Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver), United States (Albany, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Hilo, Honolulu, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Orange County, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco/Oakland, Short Hills, Silicon Valley, St. Louis, Tysons, Washington DC), Latin America and the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bogotá, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Guanacaste, Guatemala City, Guyana, Jamaica, Lima, Mexico City, Monterrey, Montserrat, Panama City, San José, San Salvador, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and The Grenadines), Europe (Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris Rome), Central and Eastern Europe (Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Istanbul, Prague, Warsaw), Russia and the Caucasus (Kyiv, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tbilisi), Africa (Cairo, Cape Town, Casablanca, Johannesburg), Middle East (Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Muscat), Central Asia (Almaty, Astana, Baku, Tashkent), China (Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, plus 42 more), Singapore, Asia Pacific (Port Moresby, Seoul, Ulaanbaatar, Yangon), Australia (Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney) 66% 71% 67% 70% 70% 71% 64% 69%
DLA Piper London Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Sheffield Aarhus, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Auckland, Beijing, Bratislava, Brisbane, Bogotá, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Canada (Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver, Yellowknife), Casablanca, Cologne, Copenhagen, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kuwait City, Kyiv, Lima, Lisbon, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manama, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Muscat, Oslo, Paris, Perth, Prague, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Santiago, Singapore, Stockholm, St Petersburg, Sydney, Tokyo, USA (Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Raleigh, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Wilmington), Warsaw, Wellington, Vienna 63% 68% 69% 64% 68% 62% 68% 66%
DWF Manchester Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle Berlin, Brisbane, Brussels, Chicago, Doha, Dubai, Dublin, Cologne, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, Newcastle (NSW), Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto 59% 62% 71% 64% 69% 62% 53% 64%
Eversheds Sutherland London Belfast, Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Ipswich, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Belfast Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Berne, Brunei Darussalam, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Doha, Dubai, Dublin, Durban, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Port Louis, Riga, Rome, Singapore, Stockholm, Rotterdam, Shanghai, St Petersburg, Tallinn, Tunis, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Zurich 60% 67% 71% 72% 80% 66% 69% 70%
Fieldfisher London Belfast, Birmingham, London, Manchester Amsterdam, Beijing, Bologna, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, Luxembourg, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Turin, Venice 59% 69% 83% 78% 82% 66% 71% 74%
Freshfields London London, Manchester Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Madrid, Manama, Milan, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Riyadh, Rome, Singapore Shanghai, Tokyo, Vienna, Washington DC 71% 54% 30% 33% 50% 58% 66% 49%
Gowling WLG London Birmingham, London Beijing, Brussels, Canada (Calgary, Hamilton, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Waterloo Region), Dubai, Guangzhou, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Stuttgart 61% 73% 79% 68% 75% 73% 80% 72%
Herbert Smith Freehills London Belfast, London Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Brisbane, Brussels, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Moscow, New York, Paris, Perth, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo 66% 65% 52% 55% 70% 52% 58% 61%
HFW London London Abu Dhabi, Brussels, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Houston, Melbourne, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney 51% 51% 73% 48% 60% 39% 38% 54%
Hill Dickinson Liverpool Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester Piraeus, Singapore, Monaco, Hong Kong 66% 69% 74% 63% 66% 63% 57% 67%
Hogan Lovells London Birmingham, London Alicante, Amsterdam, Beijing, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Monterrey, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Perth, Rome, Shanghai, Singapore, São Paulo, Sydney, Tokyo, USA (Baltimore, Boston, Colorado Springs, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Louisville, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington DC), Warsaw 69% 69% 65% 69% 80% 70% 78% 71%
Ince & Co London London Beijing, Cologne, Dubai, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Le Havre, Marseille, Monaco, Paris, Piraeus, Shanghai, Singapore 62% 62% 80% 65% 76% 66% 70% 69%
Irwin Mitchell Sheffield Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, Southampton 21% 21% 25% 18% 25% 38% 34% 23%
Jones Day Cleveland London Amsterdam, Atlanta, Beijing, Boston, Brisbane, Brussels, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Irvine, Los Angeles, Madrid, Melbourne, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minneapolis, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, São Paulo, Saudi Arabia, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Washington DC 77% 69% 67% 58% 73% 69% 65% 69%
Kennedys London Belfast, Birmingham, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Sheffield, Taunton Auckland, Bangkok, Brussels, Denmark, Dublin, France, Hong Kong, Lisbon, Madrid, Melbourne, Moscow, Singapore, Sydney 23% 23% 33% 27% 27% 27% 20% 26%
Kirkland & Ellis Chicago London Beijing, Boston, Chicago ,Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai, Washington DC 100% 90% 41% 80% 76% 75% 71% 77%
Linklaters London London Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Frankurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai, Stockholm, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington DC 67% 69% 50% 70% 76% 69% 78% 67%
Macfarlanes London London Brussels 78% 75% 65% 79% 81% 70% 69% 75%
Mishcon De Reya London London New York 69% 71% 63% 67% 69% 77% 71% 68%
Norton Rose Fulbright London London Amsterdam, Athens, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Bogotá, Canada (Calgary, Montréal, Ottawa, Québec, Toronto, Vancouver), Canberra, Cape Town, Caracas, Casablanca, Dar es Salaam, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Monaco, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Port Moresby, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, USA (Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Antonio, San Francisco, St Louis, Washington DC), Tokyo, Warsaw 62% 70% 68% 64% 75% 63% 59% 67%
Osborne Clarke Bristol Bristol, London, Reading Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Busto Arsizio, Brescia, Brussels, Cologne, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York, Padua, Palo Alto, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, Stockholm, Zaragoza 76% 82% 85% 89% 94% 57% 79% 83%
Penningtons Manches London Basingstoke, Cambridge, Guildford, London, Oxford, Reading San Francisco 61% 80% 84% 77% 82% 70% 59% 75%
Pinsent Masons London Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Falklands, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester Beijing, Doha, Dubai, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Hong Kong, Madrid, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney
61% 66% 74% 68% 74% 70% 62% 68%
Plexus Leeds Bromley, Edinburgh, Evesham, Halifax, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester 52% 60% 70% 56% 59% 47% 43% 58%
PWC 55% 64% 70% 59% 77% 66% 32% 63%
Reed Smith Pittsburgh London Abu Dhabi, Athens, Austin, Beijing, Century City, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Kazakhstan, Los Angeles, Miami, Munich, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, Richmond, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Tysons, Washington DC, Wilmington 56% 69% 71% 59% 69% 78% 60% 65%
RPC London Bristol, London Hong Kong, Singapore 59% 66% 82% 64% 79% 53% 52% 68%
Shakespeare Martineau Birmingham Birmingham, Brussels, Leicester, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Sheffield, Solihull, Stratford Upon Avon 45% 48% 61% 36% 45% 43% 48% 47%
Shearman & Sterling New York City London Abu Dhabi, Austin, Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Menlo Park, Milan, New York, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington DC 83% 79% 75% 73% 85% 86% 90% 80%
Shoosmiths Milton Keynes Manchester, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Nottingham, Southampton, Thames Valley 41% 60% 63% 58% 66% 65% 63% 58%
Simmons & Simmons London Bristol, London Amsterdam, Beijing Brussels, Doha, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore
67% 70% 69% 57% 82% 57% 56% 68%
Slater and Gordon Melbourne Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Preston, Watford Oz 25% 20% 48% 7% 23% 29% 21% 25%
Slaughter and May London London Brussels, Beijing, Hong Kong 69% 73% 65% 69% 80% 80% 62% 71%
Squire Patton Boggs Cleveland Birmingham, Leeds, London, Manchester Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Birmingham, Böblingen, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Darwin, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Perth, Prague, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Warsaw
58% 77% 83% 77% 86% 73% 70% 75%
Stephenson Harwood London London Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, Paris, Piraeus, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Yangon 46% 71% 63% 68% 75% 61% 39% 63%
Taylor Wessing London Cambridge, London Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Brno, Budapest, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kiev, Klagenfurt, Munich, New York, Paris, Prague, Singapore, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Vienna, Warsaw 58% 60% 70% 65% 70% 80% 83% 66%
TLT Bristol Belfast, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester Piraeus 68% 77% 84% 77% 81% 75% 51% 76%
Travers Smith London London Paris 76% 75% 71% 82% 89% 56% 71% 77%
Trowers & Hamlins London Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Oman 75% 81% 83% 79% 86% 68% 70% 79%
Walker Morris Leeds Edinburgh, Leeds 80% 89% 75% 85% 89% 69% 66% 82%
Watson, Farley & Williams London London Athens, Bangkok, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, Singapore 49% 52% 56% 51% 56% 38% 42% 51%
Weil New York City London Beijing, Boston, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Miami, Munich, New York, Paris, Prague, Princeton, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Warsaw, Washington DC 89% 73% 66% 76% 73% 81% 79% 76%
White & Case New York City London Abu Dhabi, Astana, Beijing, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Madrid, Manila, Melbourne, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Prague, USA (Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Silicon Valley, Tampa, Washington DC), Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tashkent, Tokyo, Warsaw
82% 75% 63% 72% 78% 74% 69% 74%
Womble Bond Dickinson Winston-Salem Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Newcastle, Plymouth, and Southampton. Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Charlottesville, Columbia, Greensboro, Greenville, Los Angeles, Orange County, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, Silicon Valley, Tysons, Washington DC, Wilmington, Winston-Salem 52% 70% 78% 63% 80% 60% 58% 68%