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Get the Inside Buzz on A&L Goodbody
"The firm is collegiate, competitive and innovative."
- The firm’s collegiate environment ensures that trainees receive support from colleagues at all levels
- Trainees are exposed to high-profile and challenging projects throughout their training contracts
- The firm's offices are spacious, in convenient locations and have excellent facilities
- A variety of training sessions are on offer, with frequent workshops in each department
- The working hours can be unpredictable at times, making it difficult to plan free time
- Trainees may feel like their high level of responsibility puts them under a fair amount of pressure
- More transparency with regard to seat choices could allow trainees to make more informed decisions
- Resources could be spread more appropriately across the firm, to ensure that trainees' workloads are more evenly balanced
What insiders say about...
"There is a written application and one interview. A tip includes backing up all the..."
"The culture of the firm is one of the best things about the firm. There is a great..."
"Weekly presentations are given on specific areas of the firm or skills that are essential..."
"We have a great system of reviews every three months which provides trainees with..."
"The offices are nice and spacious, with good facilities. We have a gym and canteen..."
"If you need to get out for a specific reason some evening then every effort will..."
"My salary is excellent and I can't complain. Pay and bonuses compare very fairly..."
"The firm regularly runs competition for free tickets to fun events and provides for..."
"Throughout the interview I was asked to tell them about the firm, to show my understanding/viewpoint..."
"The firm is committed to carrying on business in an environmentally sustainable manner...."
"A&L Goodbody is extremely meritocratic. The proportion of males to females is close..."
"Some seats and teams place a greater level of responsibility on trainees than others...."
"The firm has a very strong track record in relation to pro bono projects and has..."
"The firm has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and the people are nice to work wi..."
"The hours mean that it can be hard for me to achieve a good work/life balance."
"The quality of the training, the high-profile clients, the ability to gain a professional..."
"The retention rates are extremely high which is encouraging. They show that the firm..."
"A&L Goodbody has a choir that enters national competitions."
"The firm is ambitious, encouraging and successful."
"More workshops and IT training, particularly in the basics, would speed up so much..."
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