The long/unpredictable hours.First year traineeHelpful?
Sometimes communication between HR and trainees is not top notch and there are delays in getting messages across.Second year traineeHelpful?
The hours. The pressure. The mundane tasks.Second year traineeHelpful?
Perhaps not enough secondments for everyone to get a go at foreign ones.Second year traineeHelpful?
Still feels a little hierarchical and, as with all training contracts, the hours can be the longest on the most thankless tasks.First year traineeHelpful?
I genuinely cannot think of any.Second year traineeHelpful?
The hours in transactional seats.First year traineeHelpful?
The lack of green space anywhere near by on sunny days!First year traineeHelpful?
Lack of transparency regarding pay rises.Newly qualified solicitor, LitigationHelpful?
Not really ever being thanked/appreciated for the sheer amount of work done.Newly qualified solicitor, BankingHelpful?
The lack of communication when decisions are being made. The qualification process for my intake (only a few months ago) was a particularly stressful time, made harder by the lack of communication and the unnecessarily long amount of time it took to communicate decisions.Newly qualified solicitor, LitigationHelpful?
Pay is not at US levels, the hours can be very long at times in the transactional departments, poor communication is still an issue sometimes.Newly qualified solicitor, CorporateHelpful?