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Many of the outstanding lawyers you'll meet here trained with Russell-Cooke


Please note due to Covid-19 dates for applying have been moved forward. There is one deadline for both vacation schemes and training contracts - 21 February 2021
"Good reviews of the work/life balance and friendly culture" Chambers Student 2020
The breadth of work on offer at Russell-Cooke means that 'there is greater scope for trainees to find the right area of law for them'. Lex 100 2020
Good work life balance
Plenty of opportunities to get involved in cases in a meaningful way and contribute to their outcome
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"The payoff for being able to have a life outside of work"

Chambers Student Guide 2020

The breadth of work on offer at Russell-Cooke means that ‘there is greater scope for trainees to find the right area of law for them'

Lex 100 2020

"They give you a crash course of what it’s like as an associate on the team"

Chambers Student Guide 2020

“Good reviews of the work/life balance and friendly culture”

Chambers Student Guide 2020

My latest leaving time as a trainee has been 7ish, so it's not overly horrendous

Chambers Student Guide 2019

Lots of client contact and responsibility

Lex 100 winner

Offers a greater variety of work when you're training compared to places in the City

Chambers Student Guide 2019

Many opportunities to work closely with partners and senior associates

Lex 100 winner

Positive and welcoming atmosphere

Lex 100 winner

There is a nice culture and, generally a good work/life balance

Lex 100 winner

offers ... issues that are quite personal and have a real tangible effect on people's lives

Chambers Student Guide 2018

High-quality work

Lex 100 winner

Non-hierarchical structure

Lex 100 winner

Friendly staff and interesting work

Lex 100 winner