Compare Gilbert + Tobin vs Herbert Smith Freehills BETA

See how working at Gilbert + Tobin vs. Herbert Smith Freehills compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Gilbert + Tobin vs. Herbert Smith Freehills. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Gilbert + Tobin

Employee Ratings

  • Gilbert + Tobin scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Herbert Smith Freehills scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 34 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 196 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Gilbert + Tobin employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Herbert Smith Freehills employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Gilbert + Tobin employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Herbert Smith Freehills employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.7
Work-life balance
3.5
Herbert Smith Freehills employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Gilbert + Tobin employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.8
Herbert Smith Freehills employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Gilbert + Tobin employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Gilbert + Tobin Ceo Danny Gilbert
100%
100%Danny Gilbert
CEO Approval
Herbert Smith Freehills Ceo Justin D’Agostino
100%
100%Justin D’Agostino
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Herbert Smith Freehills employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Gilbert + Tobin employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Gilbert + Tobin employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Herbert Smith Freehills employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
74%

Salaries

Herbert Smith Freehills has 60 more total submitted salaries than Gilbert + Tobin.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate1 Salaries
A$115,051/yr
Lawyer10 Salaries
A$117,816/yr
Personal Assistant1 Salaries
A$84,471/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solicitor20 Salaries
A$108,072/yr
Lawyer7 Salaries
A$87,955/yr
Administrative Assistant2 Salaries
A$51,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Herbert Smith Freehills.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Pros
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 12 reviews)
"Social events"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 25 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great firm"18 Aug 2020

Current Employee - Paralegal

I have been working at Gilbert + Tobin full-time

Pros

Depending on the team you work with, but usually great culture. No hierarchy and Partners are really approachable.

Cons

Long hours but that's the nature of working in a law firm anyway

Former Employee - Paralegal

I worked at Herbert Smith Freehills part-time

Pros

Friendly environment, great pay, free lunches once a week and dinners after 7pm each night.

Cons

Not suited to those who aren't prepared to be busy and work after hours if required.

Job Postings

Herbert Smith Freehills has 44 more recently posted open jobs than Gilbert + Tobin.