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They are very good company to work for. They look after they staff good rates of pay holidays good pay rises and yearly bouns. Christmas party at a very nice venue.
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Productive and fun workplace

Working for Lexington at Slaught & May was a great opportunity to work with one of the biggest catering companies in London, with a good team and meeting nice people. The company invests in its employees and offers them the chance to develop their skills and careers.
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  • Supportive environment
  • Fair pay for job
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  • Ability to meet personal goals
  • Support from manager
  • Ability to learn new things

Very good firm

I was very happy to be at Slaughter & May. I worked long hours but the experience was overall very good. I would be very happy to work there again as I enjoyed it the first time.
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Best environment to work in

Everyone is very friendly and helpful. The work environment is amazing. I already miss going there every single day as the experience was truly amazing.

Pros

Everything

Cons

None
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Terrible

Awful company to work for and extremely sexiest Have ZERO male secretary nor personal assistant where there are about 40 female PAs If you want career progression, Slaughter & May are not for you

Pros

Salary

Cons

Long hours
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Stimulating and rewarding workplace

Surrounded by motivated individuals who encourage and foster an ambiance focused on the pursuit of knowledge and learning. Autonomous work-style Calm work environment

Pros

Genuine and friendly colleagues

Cons

Limited facilities / benefits
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Difficult

Long days with not much managerial support. The people were the most enjoyable part of the job. They do have training courses but it does not lead to promotion.

Pros

Gym

Cons

Long Hours
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Legal Secretary

Audio and copy typing Amending correspondence/documents Dealing with deadlines General secretarial duties including answering telephone calls, dealing with clients, diary management Entering time onto client time ledgers Filing Putting together Bibles ready to forward to Counsel/Client etc. Photocopying Travel arrangements

Pros

Varied and interesting role

Cons

Long hours as working in London
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Productive and helpful

Typically, everyone was kind and helpful. I learnt how to compose myself in a working environment. Everything was organised. The most fun part is actually working together and getting tasks done

Pros

Free coffee

Cons

None
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busy

Its a very busy place with a lot of diffrent people. I learned tolarence.In a typical day at work we have to manage the food service for the client what included lunch and dinner
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Great place to work

A world class Law Firm with one of the best reputations in the legal industry. A firm that supports and takes care of its employees and helps them grow. Slaughter and May is a firm where "Excellence" is a standard and they are not willing to compromise on this.

Pros

World Class reputation

Cons

Slightly old school
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Great company

Driven and traditoinal - get to see things at a more senior level. People are approachable, culture is traditional bbusy enviroment - not much of an open office culture. Work is demanding but expected. Good perks and benefits

Pros

great lunches

Cons

very traditional
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Exciting place to work

Correct amount of typing, audio, manuscript, print; Correct amount of secretarial support - meetings; Correct amount of training - pertinent to circumstances; The hardest part co-workers not knowing competency over workers on different shifts The most enjoyable part of the job in-house training and restaurant plus kitchen facility

Pros

Flexible working and working in the City

Cons

The time taken to get to work
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Management very staff orientated

A typical day would be to check in with the Partner and Lawyers for the days work and check deadlines progress. All legal secretaries work as a team helping each other. Reason for leaving is moving to New York USA.

Pros

staff restaurant
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Good reputable company to work for

Good company to work for.Diary management, amending documents, arranging travel. Assisting clients. Dictation.
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Based on 16 reviews

Ratings by category

3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
4.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.9 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.7 out of 5 stars for Management
4.0 out of 5 stars for Culture

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