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Updated 4 Feb 2023

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Found 503 of over 598 reviews
4.0
67% Recommend to a Friend
75% Approve of CEO

Found 444 of over 598 reviews

4.0
67%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Senior Partner and Managing Partner  Edward Braham and Stephan Eilers (no image)
Edward Braham and Stephan Eilers
107 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and location good quality firm(in 22 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, culture, very friendly people(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours sometimes but very rare(in 64 reviews)

  • "Working hours per week: say goodbye ay to your personal life(in 20 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to start

      24 May 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good compensation and benefits but could be better

      Cons

      Traditional UK office and conservative

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      19 Dec 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good but very conservative environment

      Cons

      Not so much diversity higher you go

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Magic Circle for a reason

      23 Jul 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great brand name, strong network, fantastic precedents.

      Cons

      Unclear progress path, too much jostling for visibility.

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee

      No work life balance

      31 Mar 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good name and reputation in the market

      Cons

      Too many worries, competitive colleagues, not enough guidance.

      2 people found this review helpful
    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Associate

      2 Mar 2016 - Research Associate in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      It provides good perks, has strong firm network presence, good quality high profile type of legal work, good mentors, good knowledge bank system, nice office outfit and equipment

      Cons

      Less sociable working environment, few interactions with partners, unpleasant work sphere, long working hours, no bonuses for associates

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place

      31 Jan 2023 - Legal Intern 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work, nice environment

      Cons

      Little headcount and work overtime a lot

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      26 Jan 2023 - Accounts Payable in Houston, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun, friendly and nice atmosphere

      Cons

      The name is very long to spell

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      You have to be your own advocate

      4 Feb 2023 - Paralegal 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Overtime Annual leave Nice office

      Cons

      Unwillingness to change 1-9 shift makes no sense

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great learning experience

      16 Jan 2023 - Legal Intern in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Worked with a great team - Trusted with interesting tasks

      Cons

      - Definitely keep you busy - Sometimes monotonous work

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    11. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great people to work with but management could be better

      18 Jan 2023 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Pretty good benefits Great people to work with

      Cons

      Good people don’t get recognised enough All about the fee earners and their pay rises but not business services No formal training allowance Work life balance could be better Lack opportunities

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    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 598 reviews left anonymously by employees. 67% of employees would recommend working at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to a friend and 53% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    67% of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

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