Allens Australia Reviews

Updated 31 Jul 2020

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  1. "Excellent firm"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Lawyer 

    I have been working at Allens Australia full-time

    Pros

    Market leading matters, supportive colleagues and a non-siloed internal structure.

    Cons

    The hours can be long, though this is standard for top tier firms.

  2. "good training"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Allens Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    training is good for juniors, friendly working environment

    Cons

    common issues of large size firm and team, work may be very specific rather than broad exposure to a wider practice


  3. "Secretary"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Secretary in Sydney

    I worked at Allens Australia full-time

    Pros

    There are great benefits and salary

    Cons

    Long hours and large firm so hard to get to know too many people.

  4. "Great place to start career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Allens Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exit opportunities Learning environment Smart people to work with

    Cons

    Expectation of hours Pay level at junior years

  5. "Upstanding law firm"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Paralegal in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Allens Australia full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, great culture, great office

    Cons

    Long hours and pay is not great

  6. "Excellent Firm, Great Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Paralegal 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Allens Australia part-time

    Pros

    The people at Allens are fantastic. Employee benefits are amazing. There is a lot of room for career progression and so many opportunities for professional development. The firm is invests a lot of time and resources on helping you become the best in the industry.

    Cons

    I cannot think of many downsides.

  7. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst 

    I have been working at Allens Australia full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, good pay, no micro management

    Cons

    Culture is hard to crack, and long hours

  8. "Loved it"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Summer Clerk 

    I have been working at Allens Australia part-time

    Pros

    Great environment supportive really fun

    Cons

    Not much to say really!

  9. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Lawyer 

    I have been working at Allens Australia full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility and focus on training and quality work

    Cons

    Long hours and lack of work / life balance

  10. "Happy with Allens"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Allens Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Supportive work environment, most managers support your development and a good work life balance. Remuneration is good. Lots of variety and scope to challenge yourself.

    Cons

    Promotion can be hard to achieve. Some long-standing managers can be difficult to work with which can lead to missed opportunities.

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