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 83.1 84 87.6 78.5 72.6 78.8 89.7 83.1 67.4 86.0 72.1 87.9
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 86.5 91.5 81.5 74.9 75.3 54.0 77.8 82.8 96.5 72.8 79.0 77.8
Allen & Overy LLP 73.4 76.4 76.2 71.8 47.2 63.5 83.8 72.2 74.0 73.2 83.2 74.8
Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP 80.4 80.4 79.4 73.4 89.4 67.4 75.1 83.4 69.4 77.4 80.4
Ashfords LLP 83.8 86.3 83.8 78.0 90.5 78.8 85.5 79.6 72.1 81.3 88.8
Ashurst 77.0 78.8 78.1 73.3 66.5 72.6 83.9 79.8 80.7 82.1 73.0 86.5
B P Collins LLP 78.4 80.6 78.8 72.6 71.2 66.8 80.3 77.8 74.4 76.5 80.4
Baker McKenzie LLP 81.1 81.8 83.2 73.3 66.8 77.1 91.2 84.0 80.0 92.6 83.5 87.0
Bates Wells 77.3 78.8 77.8 71.3 74.1 69.7 80.4 78.1 72.5 79.1 81.8
BDB Pitmans 77.6 79.6 80.1 80.1 79.6 62.2 73.9 70.1 73.6 82.1 86.1
Bevan Brittan LLP 79.4 79.4 85.4 74.14 90.4 73.4 86.7 66.4 67.4 87.4 87.4
Bird & Bird LLP 82.5 83.6 81.4 75.8 86.9 84.7 94.7 78.1 70.3 85.8 65.8 86.9
Birketts LLP 82.2 84.3 82.7 79.0 86.4 77.9 88.6 84.3 70.1 79.0 83.7
Blandy & Blandy LLP 80.1 72.6 82.6 82.6 87.6 62.6 62.6 32.6 65.1 70.1
Blaser Mills Law 80.2 81.6 87.3 90.2 87.3 58.7 71.6 58.7 87.3 87.3
BLM 74.8 73.3 78.0 75.4 90.1 63.8 77.1 72.2 45.1 78.0 80.6
Boodle Hatfield LLP 84.8 91.4 88.1 81.4 84.8 74.8 90.4 73.1 91.4 88.1 89.8
Brabners LLP 84.3 90.4 88.1 76.6 85.8 89.6 81.4 78.1 76.6 89.6 91.2
Bristows LLP 81.3 84.9 83.1 69.5 86.8 87.7 86.1 84.0 73.1 84.9 60.0 90.4
Browne Jacobson LLP 81.1 82.6 85.6 80.1 80.1 80.1 90.8 68.6 63.1 83.1 89.6
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 70.3 70.7 68.9 65.7 68.6 64.8 80.0 54.8 68.6 74.1 68.9 75.8
BTMK Solicitors 83.6 89.6 87.6 93.6 93.6 85.6 80.6 85.6 43.6 89.6 93.6
Burges Salmon LLP 83.2 82.9 81.5 73.8 78.2 83.2 91.4 92.1 70.9 82.1 85.9
Burness Paull LLP 78.4 82.5 84.0 72.9 64.0 78.8 91.2 74.7 71.0 83.4 81.4
Capital Law
Cartmell Shepherd 82.4 85.7 82.4 75.7 85.7 75.7 72.4 52.4 65.7 82.4 85.7
Charles Russell Speechlys 81.1 82.7 83.1 82.7 82.7 73.6 86.1 71.5 73.6 74.4 43.9 81.5
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 77.8 77.8 80.6 75.4 56.8 66.8 90.2 89.2 77.3 85.4 53.9 79.2
Clifford Chance 74.2 77.1 76.7 71.9 47.9 65.4 87.0 80.2 79.4 80.0 83.5 79.6
Clyde & Co LLP 77.8 75.9 79.8 65.4 71.5 70.2 82.7 75.4 51.0 73.4 52.7 76.6
CMS 76.5 78.1 75.7 71.1 66.5 70.0 78.0 67.2 72.4 80.3 68.9 79.5
Coffin Mew LLP 73.8 67.2 79.4 85.0 82.7 68.3 88.3 47.2 46.1 76.1 76.1
Cooley (UK) LLP 79.9 77.9 79.9 73.9 57.9 73.9 85.9 71.9 95.9 75.9 77.9
Covington & Burling LLP 78.5 79.5 83.5 73.5 59.5 64.5 84.2 82.5 80.5 75.5 42.5 77.5
Cripps Pemberton Greenish 76.3 78.8 82.1 87.9 83.8 78.8 92.1 77.9 50.4 82.9 89.6
Crown Prosecution Service 80.5 77.8 76.5 91.8 64.9 99.2 69.8 85.8 81.2
DAC Beachcroft 74.9 80.6 79.1 74.9 82.7 59.1 66.6 72.7 63.4 81.3 81.3
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 86.4 84.4 87.4 80.6 59.4 56.4 82.9 85.4 93.4 77.4 59.4 82.4
Dechert LLP 82.7 82.7 79.8 72.7 73.4 73.4 91.1 62.0 91.2 79.1 72.0 80.5
Dentons 78.0 76.6 78.2 71.4 65.9 66.8 82.6 72.3 73.4 83.0 62.1 82.0
Devonshires Solicitors LLP 75.3 79.1 80.3 77.8 81.6 77.8 70.3 65.3 77.8 80.3
DLA Piper UK LLP 79.5 82.6 76.4 69.7 67.2 73.1 85.9 70.3 78.7 79.5 88.4 84.9
DMH Stallard LLP 85.9 81.6 85.9 84.5 78.8 71.6 74.5 53.0 83.0 85.9
Duncan Lewis Solicitors 80.6 74.6 85.6 94.6 58.6 53.3 58.0 79.6 40.2 77.6 85.6
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 81.4 83.6 85.6 72.5 76.1 75.8 88.9 72.0 71.7 80.3 84.9 90.8
EY Riverview Law 63.9 60.6 73.9 85.6 82.3 40.6 37.3 88.9 28.9 80.6 82.3
Farrer & Co 79.6 77.9 82.9 78.8 82.1 75.4 97.5 78.8 67.9 82.1 79.6
Fieldfisher LLP 76.3 76.3 78.4 69.8 82.0 74.1 88.3 77.0 72.7 77.0 58.4 85.5
Fladgate LLP 87.6 84.9 88.5 93.1 90.3 62.1 82.1 80.3 86.7 94.9
Foot Anstey 77.2 81.1 87.2 77.8 83.3 61.1 84.5 83.9 76.7 82.2 93.3
Forbes Solicitors 82.7 86.4 87.7 87.7 85.2 75.2 87.7 90.2 41.4 93.9 92.7
Forsters LLP 85.8 88.9 86.6 82.7 94.2 85.8 91.1 72.7 84.2 83.5 89.6
Fox Williams LLP 65.7 58.2 73.2 65.7 68.2 68.2 85.7 30.0 55.7 43.2 83.2
Gateley 79.8 81.2 81.2 75.5 82.6 76.9 80.5 86.2 79.1 86.2 81.9
Goodwin Procter (UK) LLP 88.9 90.1 88.9 80.1 63.9 70.1 83.6 78.9 91.4 91.4 93.9
Gordons LLP 75.2 76.8 75.2 71.8 85.2 70.2 66.8 73.5 78.5 83.5
Gowling WLG 81.5 85.2 80.2 76.5 79.7 72.9 88.3 83.0 62.9 89.3 68.8 89.7
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP 77.6 80.0 80.3 71.3 60.9 68.2 90.4 81.5 80.6 87.6 79.1 82.1
HFW 75.3 77.1 77.1 67.1 75.9 65.3 83.7 72.4 59.4 73.5 99.4 84.7
Hill Dickinson LLP 87.4 87.4 86.6 82.0 89.7 77.4 80.4 84.3 66.6 85.1 57.1 87.4
Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors Limited 81.6 77.3 83.0 87.3 91.6 90.1 73.0 43.0 85.8 90.1
Hogan Lovells 79.3 80.8 79.5 77.3 67.5 74.0 90.4 80.0 77.0 77.7 72.1 84.0
Howard Kennedy LLP 80.3 76.6 79.1 80.3 84.1 71.6 75.3 50.3 81.6 89.1
Howes Percival LLP 81.4 88.1 89.8 86.4 78.1 68.1 96.4 84.8 79.8 89.8 94.8
Irwin Mitchell 79.4 80.4 81.6 80.8 86.4 73.8 82.6 76.6 66.3 84.6 86.6
Jones Day 75.3 76.3 83.3 84.3 57.7 67.7 89.3 69.0 86.7 68.0 84.0
K&L Gates LLP 74.9 72.0 79.2 61.3 67.8 59.2 76.7 65.6 70.6 67.0 79.9
Kennedys Law LLP 78.7 78.1 81.8 75.0 86.2 65.6 76.8 73.7 65.6 81.2 48.6 80.0
Kingsley Napley LLP 79.0 85.3 76.5 79.0 70.3 79.0 71.5 70.3 85.3 86.5
Kirkland & Ellis LLP 88.3 94.3 92.3 86.3 56.3 74.3 89.7 90.3 90.3 91.3 55.3 89.3
Latham & Watkins 84.1 89.4 86.4 73.5 56.4 75.6 84.8 85.3 77.0 92.3 68.2 87.0
Leathes Prior 81.7 79.7 87.7 83.7 85.7 93.7 75.7 81.7 55.7 79.7 87.7
Leigh Day 84.4 81.6 84.4 74.4 94.4 88.7 97.3 65.8 61.6 88.7 57.3 87.3
Lester Aldridge LLP 75.0 77.2 78.3 79.5 60.6 57.2 58.3 78.3 40.8 73.9 81.7
Lewis Silkin LLP 80.2 78.5 75.2 75.2 75.2 63.5 81.8 75.2 71.8 78.5 81.8
Macfarlanes LLP 85.7 88.9 88.3 82.6 68.0 77.4 92.2 86.9 81.1 80.0 84.9
Maples Teesdale LLP 80.1 82.1 72.1 72.1 82.1 48.1 73.6 72.1 78.1 86.1
Mayer Brown International LLP 83.6 86.1 87.4 84.3 74.9 69.9 93.9 89.9 76.1 86.8 73.9 84.9
Memery Crystal 83.6 85.8 84.7 80.3 78.1 76.9 78.1 78.1 78.1 80.3 89.2
Michelmores LLP 86.3 92.3 87.3 73.3 86.3 78.3 88.3 87.3 81.3 88.3 88.3
Milbank LLP 80.2 85.2 90.2 85.2 50.2 68.9 88.9 83.9 97.7 82.7 82.7
Mills & Reeve 85.1 87.6 86.2 86.5 87.9 83.4 92.8 83.5 67.6 91.3 88.6
Mishcon de Reya LLP 83.1 80.6 81.8 76.8 72.4 73.1 86.2 72.6 77.4 78.1 86.2
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP 79.5 73.5 83.5 73.5 59.5 58.5 78.5 72.5 88.5 74.5 55.5 78.5
Morrison and Foerster LLP 80.3 83.6 86.9 72.5 62.5 81.4 91.4 81.4 93.6 92.5 65.8 91.4
Muckle LLP 85.6 87.6 89.6 89.6 69.6 87.6 85.6 77.6 77.6 85.6 87.6
Norton Rose Fulbright 81.5 84.1 81.9 73.2 70.6 73.7 91.7 86.3 79.3 86.7 94.1 86.7
O’Melveny 70.3 68.7 73.7 63.7 70.3 68.7 79.0 57.0 82.0 82.0 63.7 87.0
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP 75.4 76.7 76.7 70.4 64.2 66.7 70.4 65.4 79.2 82.9
Osborne Clarke LLP 89.2 92.0 92.0 88.8 89.2 84.2 93.4 85.6 87.4 93.8 37.2 97.9
Payne Hicks Beach 81.9 85.2 88.6 88.6 78.6 75.2 78.6 78.6 78.6 85.2
Penningtons Manches Cooper 81.4 83.4 81.4 86.4 76.4 61.4 78.4 80.4 63.4 82.4 84.4
Pinsent Masons LLP 80.2 83.8 80.6 66.7 77.9 77.0 86.8 71.3 72.9 90.0 82.2
RadcliffesLeBrasseur 80.1 77.6 87.6 85.1 90.1 25.1 62.6 42.6 70.1 85.1
Reed Smith LLP 79.0 79.0 79.0 66.1 66.2 68.6 81.2 75.0 73.4 86.6 75.7 81.8
Roythornes Limited 80.1 84.4 81.6 77.3 88.7 65.9 77.3 85.9 75.9 73.0 87.3
RPC 75.9 78.8 78.8 74.7 77.1 76.5 89.4 70.0 63.5 78.8 67.6 88.8
Russell-Cooke LLP 77.1 76.3 79.6 79.6 89.6 71.3 65.5 82.1 80.5 85.5
Shakespeare Martineau LLP 80.5 80.5 80.5 79.5 84.1 76.8 75.9 69.5 87.7 86.8
Shoosmiths LLP 83.2 86.5 83.8 81.2 82.5 77.2 75.8 79.2 67.2 87.2 89.2
Sidley Austin 81.3 81.3 89.5 79.5 58.6 66.8 84.2 89.5 94.1 85.9 56.8 86.8
Simmons & Simmons 81.3 81.3 80.3 74.7 70.3 76.0 87.3 72.5 71.7 85.0 57.7 89.0
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP 83.7 83.9 82.7 82.7 72.7 75.2 87.7 86.4 90.2 86.4 76.4 87.7
Slaughter and May 75.3 79.5 69.8 58.0 63.5 56.8 78.1 87.5 80.8 76.1 63.4 74.0
Squire Patton Boggs 82.6 83.4 82.6 80.6 76.6 78.6 86.5 70.2 72.3 90.2 60.7 89.8
Stephens Scown LLP 83.8 83.8 83.8 81.3 83.8 79.6 78.8 67.9 76.3 81.3 80.4
Stephenson Harwood 83.7 84.5 84.1 81.8 78.3 73.7 84.6 79.1 82.2 79.9 84.1 87.2
Stevens & Bolton LLP 83.0 84.4 80.2 77.3 80.2 70.2 94.8 64.4 71.6 83.0 87.3
Taylor Vinters 76.7 81.7 83.4 73.4 90.1 86.7 78.7 60.1 60.1 80.1 91.7
Taylor Wessing LLP 79.7 79.0 83.2 74.8 77.7 79.0 87.4 69.4 68.7 80.3 86.8
Thrings LLP 81.7 85.0 80.0 78.4 85.0 78.4 66.7 71.7 81.7 80.0
TLT LLP 81.1 82.8 82.2 77.2 85.0 69.5 84.5 82.2 81.1 83.9 91.1
Travers Smith LLP 81.3 83.9 80.3 78.3 69.0 82.9 94.0 80.6 85.8 81.3 40.0 84.2
Trethowans LLP 76 74 78 84 84 56 80 42 84 82
Vinson & Elkins LLP 87.3 85.9 78.8 74.5 61.6 68.8 89.0 61.6 91.6 81.6 70.2 91.6
VWV 74.4 75.9 74.4 70.6 79.8 74.4 82.8 79.0 35.2 82.9 86.7
Walker Morris LLP 80.1 84.3 84.3 74.8 73.2 82.7 87.0 75.3 71.6 76.9 84.3
Ward Hadaway 85.0 87.3 83.5 81.2 92.0 88.1 84.4 75.0 75.0 86.6 89.7
Watson Farley & Williams 77.0 76.5 75.9 68.2 68.8 73.5 85.1 77.0 75.9 80.0 98.2 83.5
Wedlake Bell LLP 83.1 85.8 84.0 78.6 80.4 85.8 90.6 62.2 72.2 80.4 88.6
Weightmans LLP 80.5 82.1 78.8 80.5 88.8 69.6 88.8 78.8 68.0 85.5 83.8
Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP 81.2 82.6 83.9 73.2 51.2 55.9 90.0 75.9 87.9 87.9 60.6 81.9
White & Case LLP 80.3 81.8 78.5 70.9 60.9 78.8 88.9 76.4 84.7 83.8 97.4 85.0
Wilkin Chapman LLP 80.3 80.3 80.3 75.3 68.6 57.0 67.0 72.0 72.0 67.0 83.6
Wilsons Solicitors LLP 76.7 79.2 81.7 66.7 92.9 45.4 87.9 71.7 56.7 75.4 77.9
Withers LLP 80.3 84.7 82.5 86.9 90.3 65.8 93.1 74.7 78.1 76.9 74.7 88.1
Womble Bond Dickinson 81.8 83.3 82.6 76.7 84.9 77.6 87.7 87.6 56.0 84.1 90.6
Woodfines LLP 66.7 63.4 70.1 73.4 83.4 53.4 73.4 26.7 76.7 80.1

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