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"Everybody is ridiculously nice! I’ve yet to meet someone who has not been willing to help." Lex 100 Winner 2021
"If it's a legal buffet you're after, get in the kitchen with Russell-Cooke." Chambers Student Guide 2021
Good work life balance
Plenty of opportunities to get involved in cases in a meaningful way and contribute to their outcome

There's no culture of being in the office at all hours.

Chambers Student Guide 2021

Known for its ‘culture’, ‘better hours’ and ‘work/life balance’, Russell-Cooke impresses with glowing reports from its trainees.

Lex 100 2021

There’s quite a lot of stuff where you as a trainee are the point of contact for the client and running it.

Chambers Student Guide 2021

It’s a strong advocate for diversity and doesn’t feel elitist.

Chambers Student Guide 2021

When people are busy, they’re busy and left to get on with it, but no one is piled with unrealistic expectations.

Chambers Student Guide 2021

Lots of client contact and responsibility

Lex 100 winner

If it's a legal buffet you're after, get in the kitchen with Russell-Cooke.

Chambers Student Guide 2021

Many opportunities to work closely with partners and senior associates

Lex 100 winner

Everybody is ridiculously nice! I’ve been here for a year and have yet to meet someone who has not been willing to help.

Lex 100 winner 2021

Good reputation for being a nice, inclusive firm.

Lex 100 2021

After a month or so you’ve seen how it’s done, and you can lead on low-value matters.

Chambers Student Guide 2021

High-quality work

Lex 100 winner

Friendly atmosphere and non-hierarchical structure which encourages all members of the firm to join in.

Lex 100 winner 2021

Emphasis on wellbeing, especially in a national lockdown.

Lex 100 winner 2021