Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Insider Scorecard

B
Training
A
Quality of work
A
Peer support
B
Partner approach-ability
C
Work/life balance
B
Legal tech
B
Perks
A
Office
A
WFH
A
Eco-friendliness

Insider Scorecard Grades range from A* to D and are derived from the Legal Cheek Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey 2020-21 of over 2,000 trainees and junior associates at the leading law firms in the UK.

Money

First year trainee salary £50,000
Second year trainee salary £55,000
Newly qualified salary £133,000
Profit per equity partner £2,570,000
GDL grant £8,000
LPC grant £8,000

Hours

Average arrival time 09:29
Average leave time 21:16
Annual target hours No targets
Annual leave 25 days

Average arrive and leave times are derived from the Legal Cheek Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey 2020-21 of over 2,000 trainees and junior associates at the leading law firms in the UK.

Secondments

Chances of secondment abroad 38%
Chances of client secondment 0%

Secondment probabilities are derived from the Legal Cheek Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey 2020-21 of over 2,000 trainees and junior associates at the leading law firms in the UK. Please note that due to COVID-19 secondment probabilities are lower than in usual years.

General Info

Training contracts 15
Latest trainee retention rate 77%
Offices 16
Countries 13
Minimum A-level requirement AAA
Minimum degree requirement High 2:1

Diversity

UK female associates Undisclosed
UK female partners Undisclosed
UK BME associates Undisclosed
UK BME partners Undisclosed