Forsters Reviews

Updated 31 Oct 2020

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  1. "great employer"

    5.0
    Former Contractor - Analyst in London, England

    I worked at Forsters for more than a year

    Pros

    a lot of freedom and intelligent people

    Cons

    the hours were toooooo long

  2. "Good job, little progression"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Real Estate Paralegal in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great client contact, Good training, High Profile Matters

    Cons

    Little career progression and lack of transparency


  3. "A bit old fashioned"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Solicitor in London, England
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good working hours, friendly, good team spirit

    Cons

    Has struggled to adapt to modern London life and lifestyle changes, traditional career structure, limited prospects for secretaries. Increasing staff turnover.

  4. "Fab place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in London, England

    I worked at Forsters full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The people people make this business, they are fantastic to work with.

    Cons

    Payrises and bonuses - the rules on these are not always fair or what they appear

  5. "nice place to work at"

    5.0
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    Former Intern - Intern in London, England

    I worked at Forsters for less than a year

    Pros

    nice employees nice boss nice office

    Cons

    none really maybe its hard to get into the firm

  6. "High quality firm, small firm ideas"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Forsters part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    High quality work with a property focus.

    Cons

    No clear path for development. Growing in size rapidly but its management ethos and approach to dealing with staff is still based on ideas suitable for a small firm.

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  7. "Small Firm Vibe - Big Firm Setting"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Mayfair, England
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Location - Mayfair is beautiful Reasonable work hours - paid overtime for secretarial staff Good Social Activities, Environmental and Charity Programs

    Cons

    Technology and systems not the best but they are improving

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  8. "Paralegal"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Forsters full-time

    Pros

    Friendly firm, high level of autonomy given to staff, good working culture.

    Cons

    Lack of clarity about expectations.

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