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Updated 2 Feb 2023

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Found 1,001 of over 1K reviews
4.0
80% Recommend to a Friend
Baker McKenzie Global Chair Milton W. M. Cheng
93% Approve of CEO

Found 864 of over 1K reviews

4.0
80%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
Baker McKenzie Global Chair Milton W. M. Cheng
Milton W. M. Cheng
234 Ratings
Pros
  • "Rewarding work, Work life balance(in 24 reviews)

  • "Diverse work environment, supportive colleagues(in 37 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "work-life balance is pretty chanlleging(in 45 reviews)

  • "A little bit long hours (930 am - 10(in 76 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good

      28 Oct 2022 - Legal Secretary 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good peers with benefits and work life balance

      Cons

      Restructuring issues with high turn over rates

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      underappreciated

      24 Oct 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      colleagues are nice and fun to work with

      Cons

      nothing changes from years of input

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great team poor leadership

      18 Jul 2022 - Business Development Executive 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great team spirit, respectful of working hours

      Cons

      Poor management and leadership styles

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Culture issues

      25 Jun 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary and benefits are decent

      Cons

      Culture can be toxic for many

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Pretty good

      30 Mar 2022 - Legal Associate in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Nice people and working environment. Good international exposure.

      Cons

      Nothing in particular, just the ins and outs of being in the private legal sector.

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Selfish partners and selfish team

      11 Apr 2022 - Associate Lawyer in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Big brand so good benefits.

      Cons

      Partners are selfish and just care about themselves. No team work. But could just be an issue with that partner.

      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      They are simply the best employer! Ever!

      22 Feb 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very good platform for full legal service.

      Cons

      Workload is quite heavy though.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Culture

      14 Feb 2022 - Associate in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Focuses on its people and the development needs of their people to progress

      Cons

      - Reactive rather than proactive in identifying the development needs / concerns faced by its people.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      7 Feb 2022 - Senior Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      A ton of exposure to new technologies.

      Cons

      Communication of direction sometimes gets truncated

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    11. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Associate

      11 Jan 2022 - Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Top tier work, depending on the partner.

      Cons

      Consistently low firm morale, across departments.

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    Baker McKenzie has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,194 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at Baker McKenzie to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Baker McKenzie employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Baker McKenzie. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    80% of Baker McKenzie employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Baker McKenzie 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

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