Clayton Utz Reviews

Updated 29 Jul 2020

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3.7
72%
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  1. "Recommend - I would go back if I could"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solicitor in Sydney
    Recommends

    I worked at Clayton Utz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One firm culture; great opportunities; quality people

    Cons

    You need to find the right practice group and experiences will differ

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Clayton Utz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people and Great team

    Cons

    High stakes when users are having problems - time is money


  3. "Informal and needs professionalisation"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Adviser in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Clayton Utz full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed and informal culture. Stakeholders exercise very quick turnaround.

    Cons

    Culture needs to be professionalised. B&D skills and expertise is sub par with industry. New blood needed. Little understanding of strategy

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  4. "Professional and top tier"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lawyer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Clayton Utz full-time

    Pros

    Great support resources and training, great clients and interesting work and projects, a lot of public sector work

    Cons

    Hierarchical culture can have limitations

  5. "Good place and opportunities"

    4.0
    Former Employee - BDM in Sydney

    I worked at Clayton Utz full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong learning culture re development

    Cons

    No more than any other large company

  6. "Work hard / good training"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lawyer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Clayton Utz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good flow of work and a generally supportive environment

    Cons

    Extremely high hours for relatively low pay

  7. "Exploitive FTS Team"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Clayton Utz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good tech - big budget, made some great friends

    Cons

    Run by a fraud who has ousted basically the existing core team. Managing out - an illegal practice.

  8. "Much of the old staff in the forensic technology services team has left"

    1.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Clayton Utz full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Taxi ride if working late

    Cons

    Much of the old staff in the forensic technology services team has left Question is why? Profit over people? Future grads take note

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  9. "Great culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lawyer Second in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Clayton Utz full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    CU has a great down to earth culture

    Cons

    Nil cons for working here

  10. "Casual Paralegal FTS"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Clayton Utz full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - inclusive and great company culture, management and colleagues - there's opportunities to take more responsibilities and tasks

    Cons

    - document review might be repetitive at times

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