Linklaters Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2021

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87%
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Linklaters Firmwide Managing Partner Gideon Moore
Gideon Moore
88 Ratings
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  • "Really really really long hours(in 34 reviews)

  • "In this fast-paced work environment, business support crews are subject to lawyers' temperament and stress(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal Billing Coordinator in London, England

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to work, and employees are cared for and looked after

    Cons

    Workload can be hard to keep on top of sometimes

  2. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee Solicitor in London, England

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Training, Pay, Support, High retention rate

    Cons

    Long hours, poor work-life balance


  3. "Excellent"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategic Sourcing Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Available extra incentives to keep healthy

    Cons

    None as they provide top notch

  4. COVID-19

    "Good place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Advisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Looked after everyone during the pandemic

    Cons

    Long hours, lawyers work all hours

  5. "Good firm"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good firm with good people

    Cons

    Long hours to be expected

  6. "Good Corporate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Knowledge Management Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    health insurance, modern, career progression

    Cons

    not very diverse, high pressure

  7. "Long hours"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England

    I worked at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, smart people, great facilities

    Cons

    Too much division between lawyers and non-lawyers. Long hours.

  8. "Managing Associate at Linklaters"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Associate in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Excellent holiday entitlement, good benefits, talented lawyers

    Cons

    Demanding hours, pace, unclear career planning, poor bonus

  9. "Good place to worm"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

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

    Pros

    Excellent place to work with good benefits

    Cons

    They work hard and play hard

  10. "Great learning at top city firm"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Trainee 

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Training; access to know how; mentoring; supportive environment; good IT

    Cons

    Long hours are relentless; Friday nights are often interrupted

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