DLA Piper Reviews

Updated 20 May 2020

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3.6
66%
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89%
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DLA Piper Global Co-Chief Executive Officers  Simon Levine and Cameron Jay Rains
Simon Levine and Cameron Jay Rains
109 Ratings
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  1. "Thanks"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at DLA Piper part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Thanks Great and supportive and

    Cons

    Thanks And travel and international

    DLA Piper2020-02-14
  2. "Overall, a great place to work!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, international, diverse, beautiful office!

    Cons

    Long hours, below market pay.

    DLA Piper2020-05-20
  3. "The lawyers had no respect for administrative staff"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time

    Pros

    Decent salary and good office location

    Cons

    The lawyers had no respect for administrative staff

    DLA Piper2020-04-20
  4. "DLA Review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    No cons at the moment

    DLA Piper2020-02-25
  5. "Good Employer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager 

    I have been working at DLA Piper part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Invest in technology, values strong, clear leadership

    Cons

    Lack of empowerment and decision making from above

    DLA Piper2020-02-03
  6. "Top Quality International law firm"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Partner, Location Head in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    high calibre and high profile work

    Cons

    High pressure to generate revenues and new business

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    DLA Piper2020-02-02
  7. "Good firm for support staff"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good pay and conditions. Interesting work.

    Cons

    Non lawyers never going to get into senior management positions

    DLA Piper2020-01-10
  8. "DLA synopsis"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A truly global business with international scope.

    Cons

    Pays like a local business, and promotion is tough.

    DLA Piper2020-01-07
  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Property and Workplace Team Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fair salary , great training and brilliant benefits

    Cons

    some issues with change

    DLA Piper2020-01-05
  10. "Engaging role with plenty of responsibility"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management Accountant in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice offices, nice colleagues, good social scene

    Cons

    Management heavy, lack of internal opportunity

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    DLA Piper2019-12-03
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