Law Firm Training Contract Comparison Table

Use this chart to compare your top choice firms by categories such as quality of work, client contact and work/life balance. Off you go!

Firm Satisfaction Expectations Work quality Client contact Work/life Social life Vac. Scheme Confidence Remuneration Inclusiveness International Approachability
Addleshaw Goddard 79.5 83.9 83.6 74.4 75.1 78.5 90.0 76.6 66.9 82.6 68.0 89.8
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 82.3 90.3 88.3 70.6 70.3 54.3 88.3 81.3 96.3 84.3 83.3 80.3
Ashfords LLP 83.2 85.9 81.4 89.5 86.8 76.8 76.6 81.4 78.6 86.8 25.3 87.7
Ashurst 76.0 79.6 77.5 71.0 59.3 69.3 80.0 78.2 74.3 75.7 77.8 79.6
B P Collins LLP 83.1 81.1 85.1 77.1 83.1 57.1 77.1 75.1 55.1 77.1 83.1
Baker McKenzie 80.6 82.2 80.0 76.3 70.0 75.3 90.0 84.2 87.8 88.1 89.1 90.3
BDB Pitmans 78.6 77.6 75.1 70.1 86.1 64.6 69.6 65.4 65.1 79.6 81.6
Bevan Brittan LLP 76.0 79.4 82.7 78.3 82.7 59.4 85.4 68.3 61.6 79.4 28.3 87.2
Bird & Bird LLP 77.4 77.4 78.2 66.6 78.2 74.1 86.3 70.7 52.4 75.7 38.1 76.6
Birketts LLP 84.1 86.3 85.9 80.7 90.2 79.8 91.0 83.3 68.9 82.8 49.8 87.6
Blaser Mills Law 76.9 72.4 79.6 86.0 78.7 70.5 52.1 66.9 56.9 76.0 78.7
BLM 69.4 67.6 74.7 63.9 89.7 58.8 74.5 61.8 34.8 75.9 10.0 83.6
Boodle Hatfield LLP 81.7 83.7 81.7 79.7 89.7 71.7 89.1 69.7 77.7 77.7 85.7
Brabners LLP 86.9 86.9 85.2 80.2 91.3 87.4 79.7 71.3 78.0 90.2 14.7 90.8
Bristows LLP 73.3 78.3 73.3 66.6 86.6 86.6 96.6 75.0 75.0 86.6 93.3
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 77.1 76.7 74.5 72.3 72.0 67.7 82.1 62.4 71.1 84.3 80.0 84.4
Burges Salmon 83.9 86.4 84.9 79.2 82.1 84.6 94.9 91.7 77.1 86.7 45.9 89.9
Burness Paull LLP 76.1 75.6 77.5 61.6 64.3 80.2 94.5 73.5 68.8 79.7 42.2 82.5
Capsticks LLP 78.5 79.5 81.5 77.5 84.5 67.5 83.5 61.5 77.5 88.5
Cartmell Shepherd 76.0 76.0 78.0 70.0 92.0 76.0 88.5 70.0 42.0 86.0 88.0
Charles Russell Speechlys 83.5 85.4 84.5 75.9 85.9 77.8 91.0 69.7 70.7 82.1 57.6 87.8
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 77.5 72.9 82.9 70.2 61.5 61.5 88.3 72.5 87.0 85.6 67.0 82.0
Clifford Chance 84.2 88.7 85.6 76.5 64.7 76.9 90.3 78.3 86.7 90.1 90.3 85.8
Clyde & Co 77.8 75.9 78.1 69.6 81.2 77.9 89.6 74.9 63.3 79.1 66.3 84.1
CMS 82.8 84.4 83.3 75.8 71.3 75.2 90.0 79.5 74.3 83.9 83.5 88.0
Coffin Mew LLP 69.1 53.4 73.4 79.1 76.3 37.7 77.7 82.0 54.8 70.5 67.7 74.8
Cooley (UK) LLP 75.4 75.4 70.4 62.1 63.7 67.1 78.7 67.1 90.4 87.1 32.1 78.7
Covington & Burling LLP 89.3 87.6 87.6 82.6 66.0 62.6 87.6 89.3 92.6 84.3 81.6 87.6
Cripps Pemberton Greenish LLP 75.7 69.3 82.8 82.1 76.4 75.0 80.9 70.0 47.8 73.5 69.3 79.3
DAC Beachcroft LLP 81.4 87.7 85.0 83.2 80.5 73.2 81.1 79.6 55.9 88.6 41.1 85.0
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 89.2 90.6 77.8 76.3 67.8 69.4 77.8 89.2 93.5 82.1 60.6 73.5
Dechert LLP 85.4 84.4 83.4 66.4 71.4 71.4 92.9 67.4 73.4 76.4 53.4 85.4
Dentons 79.0 78.7 78.0 71.7 72.7 70.7 80.0 62.3 69.7 83.7 59.7 84.0
Devonshires Solicitors LLP 83.5 85.5 83.5 84.5 80.5 81.5 81.5 60.5 79.5 83.5
DLA Piper 78.3 77.4 79.1 69.4 70.3 73.1 88.3 69.7 71.1 80.0 77.7 81.7
Dorsey & Whitney 64.4 64.4 77.7 54.4 71.0 21.0 67.7 57.7 71.0 74.4
Duncan Lewis Solicitors 73.7 69.0 84.6 91.0 63.7 59.7 61.2 71.7 44.7 77.1 43.9 85.4
Edwin Coe LLP 76.4 78.4 78.4 78.4 80.4 56.4 71.4 68.4 54.4 72.4 26.4 74.4
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 79.3 83.3 79.3 67.0 74.9 76.5 86.3 76.0 70.9 79.8 76.3 83.7
Farrer & Co LLP 85.7 86.5 86.5 85.7 89.9 82.4 94.7 79.9 78.2 90.8 64.0 87.4
Fieldfisher 82.9 83.7 85.2 73.7 83.7 77.5 84.6 82.9 71.4 89.8 56.0 95.2
Fladgate LLP 86.5 85.2 84.0 87.7 81.5 54.0 87.7 77.7 67.7 84.0 87.7
Foot Anstey 76.7 81.7 84.7 78.7 75.7 56.7 91.2 61.7 75.7 76.7 91.7
Forbes Solicitors 88.1 89.2 92.6 88.1 90.3 74.8 78.1 88.1 47.0 85.9 28.1 94.8
Forsters LLP 85.9 90.5 88.2 79.7 93.6 87.4 96.1 80.5 83.6 82.0 84.3
Fox Williams LLP 76.8 78.1 78.1 71.8 78.1 66.8 75.2 54.3 59.3 88.1 85.6
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 73.6 77.5 74.7 60.9 51.1 70.6 81.5 77.5 84.3 79.1 85.1 72.6
Gateley Plc 77.8 77.4 81.5 78.6 81.5 75.5 81.2 72.8 69.4 79.9 34.9 85.1
Goodwin Procter (UK) LLP 89.5 90.4 93.2 86.8 75.0 72.2 83.6 81.3 90.4 84.1 92.2
Gosschalks 80.0 86.6 75.0 65.0 86.6 83.3 65.0 78.3 80.0 90.0
Gowling WLG 78.9 79.7 76.9 70.0 74.9 67.7 80.9 74.3 60.3 82.9 60.3 84.0
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP 76.8 76.0 76.0 73.7 55.3 69.9 89.9 76.8 83.7 83.7 76.8 80.7
HFW 77.7 77.7 77.1 67.7 78.9 70.7 82.8 70.1 61.3 67.7 91.8 78.9
Hill Dickinson LLP 86.5 89.2 89.2 75.8 92.5 85.2 81.2 78.5 77.2 90.5 55.2 90.5
Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors 73.2 64.4 74.4 86.9 81.9 78.2 48.2 53.2 34.4 76.9 86.9
Hogan Lovells 81.6 81.1 82.4 71.4 75.4 75.4 94.3 70.3 86.8 85.4 70.8 80.8
Howard Kennedy LLP 76.5 75.7 79.0 78.2 88.2 66.5 39.8 49.8 75.7 87.3
Howes Percival LLP 84.1 81.1 90.5 87.0 92.3 65.8 90.6 75.3 74.7 90.5 54.4 91.1
Hugh James 81.4 82.5 89.2 82.5 86.9 84.7 90.1 85.8 55.8 81.4 68.1 90.3
Irwin Mitchell 81.2 80.6 81.2 80.0 85.2 76.3 81.0 79.0 68.7 80.4 54.0 81.0
Jones Day 69.0 73.4 82.3 83.4 42.9 64.5 85.6 64.2 87.9 66.0 30.8 89.0
K&L Gates LLP 79.8 79.8 82.3 72.3 67.3 64.8 84.8 72.3 67.3 74.8 74.8
Kennedys Law LLP
Kingsley Napley LLP 78.5 80.5 78.5 77.5 81.5 73.5 68.5 78.5 54.5 79.5 31.9 83.5
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 87.4 86.6 91.3 77.4 58.2 65.9 91.5 93.6 82.8 79.0 45.6 91.3
Latham & Watkins 86.0 87.7 87.7 86.0 64.3 76.0 92.7 89.3 89.3 94.3 47.7 87.7
Leathes Prior 78.0 80.0 76.0 70.0 78.0 96.0 91.0 68.0 64.0 82.0 46.0 76.0
Leigh Day 84.5 88.5 89.8 83.8 92.5 93.1 97.1 71.1 75.8 94.1 66.6 89.1
Lewis Silkin LLP 82.0 80.8 84.5 80.8 77.0 74.5 71.6 73.3 65.8 72.0 87.0
Macfarlanes LLP 78.2 85.1 87.6 78.9 70.0 77.9 89.4 86.9 79.3 73.8 38.4 85.5
Maples Teesdale LLP 82.2 84.1 81.3 77.7 89.5 68.6 48.6 83.1 77.7 84.1 91.3
Marriott Harrison LLP 82.3 87.3 82.3 84.8 82.3 79.8 78.1 72.3 64.8 82.3 92.3
Mayer Brown International LLP 84.4 87.7 87.3 81.2 77.3 82.7 96.1 73.5 86.0 87.7 58.1 88.1
Memery Crystal 84.4 85.4 79.4 81.4 84.4 80.4 90.9 80.4 76.4 84.4 23.4 86.4
Michelmores LLP 82.3 82.3 82.3 81.5 81.5 75.6 87.3 69.8 75.6 84.8 32.3 89.8
Milbank LLP 72.3 72.3 77.3 59.8 54.8 64.8 92.3 69.8 94.8 82.3 87.3
Mills & Reeve 86.3 85.9 85.0 81.5 85.0 82.0 91.6 78.9 67.2 86.3 47.1 89.8
Mishcon de Reya LLP 79.1 81.3 81.3 78.4 71.3 79.9 87.7 70.6 73.4 79.1 19.1 81.3
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 77.9 82.1 82.1 59.3 72.1 63.6 80.4 62.1 86.4 85.0 72.1 86.4
Morrison and Foerster (UK) LLP 81.4 82.4 78.4 81.4 66.4 74.4 87.4 74.4 87.4 90.4 60.4 91.4
Mundays LLP 81.9 85.9 81.9 79.9 87.9 81.9 85.9 71.9 61.9 83.9 45.9 91.9
Norton Rose Fulbright 75.7 76.5 77.7 73.5 69.4 69.2 87.5 77.4 81.6 84.2 89.4 83.0
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 80.5 84.8 82.0 83.4 57.7 59.1 47.7 71.7 79.1 82.0 84.8
Osborne Clarke LLP 86.2 88.2 89.1 84.7 84.1 79.4 90.0 83.8 84.1 90.0 45.3 92.1
Payne Hicks Beach 83.8 81.8 85.8 75.8 77.8 69.8 75.8 71.8 73.8 77.8
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP 80.7 83.3 82.0 84.7 85.3 74.7 85.3 66.7 71.3 86.7 36.8 86.7
Pinsent Masons LLP 83.3 83.9 83.3 70.9 75.6 77.5 91.3 76.0 75.8 90.0 44.3 86.4
RadcliffesLeBrasseur LLP 76.3 76.3 84.3 86.3 94.3 48.3 46.3 38.3 70.3 88.3
Reed Smith LLP 84.5 84.8 81.4 74.8 75.8 74.5 80.6 70.7 82.0 90.7 74.5 87.6
Roythornes Solicitors 82.1 82.1 87.1 83.7 92.1 67.1 82.9 82.1 86.2 87.9
RPC 76.8 79.3 79.3 62.5 75.6 75.0 92.0 51.2 56.8 85.3 70.6 85.6
Russell-Cooke 83.6 83.6 81.8 81.8 91.8 80.5 94.3 82.4 79.9 83.0 59.3 86.8
Shakespeare Martineau LLP 77.4 80.2 78.8 67.4 81.7 80.2 67.4 68.8 87.4 83.1
Shoosmiths LLP 81.6 83.0 80.1 77.8 86.8 78.2 90.7 81.8 63.5 82.0 46.0 88.2
Sidley Austin LLP 79.7 83.0 80.5 60.5 60.5 71.3 87.9 80.5 93.8 80.5 61.3 82.2
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP 84.1 77.7 82.3 64.1 62.3 73.2 88.6 83.6 90.4 82.3 70.4 79.5
Slaughter and May 74.9 81.4 78.3 63.5 58.1 57.7 82.2 85.7 84.7 76.5 60.0 75.1
Squire Patton Boggs 82.1 82.4 82.9 75.5 81.8 77.9 88.4 77.6 69.2 86.8 66.5 91.6
Steele Raymond LLP 84.3 87.2 88.6 90.0 90.0 75.7 87.2 67.2 62.9 91.4 94.3
Stephens Scown 78.3 78.3 82.7 72.7 78.3 79.4 83.3 87.1 72.7 78.3 76.0
Stephenson Harwood LLP 83.0 84.7 86.6 80.9 77.9 73.9 84.1 77.2 81.5 80.7 87.6 85.7
Taylor Vinters 76.1 76.1 81.9 64.7 86.1 73.3 76.1 50.4 67.6 80.4 37.6 87.6
Taylor Wessing LLP 82.2 83.7 86.2 80.7 86.2 82.2 94.7 70.7 77.7 83.2 44.4 88.2
Teacher Stern LLP 80.0 76.0 84.0 84.0 82.0 62.0 82.0 70.0 56.0 66.0 84.0
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) 90.6 92.6 92.4 70.7 96.6 75.2 83.0 98.6 89.1 93.1 64.2 94.6
Thrings LLP 88.4 88.4 86.1 80.7 95.3 89.2 92.5 66.9 76.1 86.9 42.5 91.5
TLT LLP 82.7 84.2 87.2 81.7 82.2 72.7 89.1 77.4 80.2 84.2 88.2
Travers Smith LLP 84.5 89.0 85.2 78.6 78.3 83.6 92.8 81.2 81.9 84.0 43.1 91.2
Trethowans LLP 83.7 83.7 85.7 81.7 89.7 79.7 73.7 71.7 89.7 65.7 85.7
Vinson & Elkins RLLP 88.1 87.0 89.2 83.6 49.2 62.5 85.9 74.8 92.5 84.8 74.8 88.1
VWV 81.3 81.3 81.9 80.7 86.6 75.4 88.6 77.2 47.2 85.4 36.2 89.0
Watson Farley & Williams 82.4 81.2 80.0 81.2 70.6 70.6 84.9 81.8 79.5 85.9 98.9 85.9
Wedlake Bell LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 78.3 79.8 81.3 75.9 52.1 62.1 92.4 73.6 82.1 73.6 55.9 79.8
White & Case LLP 80.9 82.0 75.4 69.4 58.6 74.3 88.0 78.8 82.6 84.8 95.0 83.7
Wilkin Chapman LLP 84.9 86.6 88.3 86.6 81.6 76.6 68.3 68.3 86.6 88.3
Withers LLP 82.4 81.5 83.2 75.7 69.0 56.5 95.7 71.8 59.9 75.7 54.0 79.0
Womble Bond Dickinson 82.0 83.4 83.4 76.1 88.4 82.4 84.0 77.9 64.7 86.5 33.5 91.1
Woodfines LLP 64.1 61.6 74.1 81.6 79.1 46.6 46.6 66.6 44.1 71.6 74.1
Wright Hassall LLP 71.9 73.6 75.2 73.6 78.6 75.2 74.4 81.9 60.2 80.2 66.9 83.6

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