Ashurst Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 27 Oct 2020

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3.7
50%
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89%
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Ashurst Managing Partner Paul Jenkins
Paul Jenkins
30 Ratings
Pros
  • "Smarter working allowed you to work remotely so great for work/life balance(in 9 reviews)

  • "Very flexible working as long as the work is being done(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Trainee"

    5.0
    Current Employee - First Year Lawyer 

    I have been working at Ashurst full-time

    Pros

    Amazing work culture and firm

    Cons

    Long hours but worth it

  2. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England

    I have been working at Ashurst full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice people and interesting work.

    Cons

    Long hours (commensurate with other City law firms)


  3. "Ok"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lawyer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ashurst full-time

    Pros

    Great facilities and great culture

    Cons

    Can be very long working hours.

  4. "Average pay for long hours"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some very smart people in the firm

    Cons

    Not always best culture and long hours

  5. "nice"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Ashurst full-time

    Pros

    very nice people, moved to a new building, good benefits

    Cons

    would get rid of some colleagues for font reasons. long hours.

  6. "Good British Firm"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ashurst

    Pros

    Good access to work and deals

    Cons

    Long hours and questionable merger

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "associate in securities and derivatives"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Ashurst full-time

    Pros

    Nice culture, good challenging work, good people

    Cons

    long hours, not v competitive salaries

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  8. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Lawyer in London, England
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ashurst full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay and atmosphere and location

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult life work balance

  9. "Ashurst Associate Review"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ashurst full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Responsibility, difficult transactions and pay

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult people to work with

  10. "Working hours"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Trainee Associate 

    I have been working at Ashurst full-time

    Pros

    Great learning place, good environment and interesting projects.

    Cons

    Long working hours. Small team.

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