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Linklaters CEO Gideon Moore
Gideon Moore
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  1. Helpful (3)

    "1960's London firm approach"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Incredible facilities in London office that beat most 'cool' tech companies (which on the flipside enable / encourage employees to work all hours) Aspire to hire the brightest and most committed Great pieces of client work and intent regarding community engagement

    Cons

    Culture is based on fear and competition - from Partners to lawyers to business services employees there is complete lack of trust or support Lack of modern or progressive thinking or genuine desire to take a strategic view is restricting it's ability to be competitive Arrogant London vs. 'rest of the world' viewpoint which impacts employees, clients and ultimately bottom line and future relevance Performance and remuneration...

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    Linklaters2018-02-18
  2. "Managing Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Corporate culture / inclusive environment to work in

    Cons

    Hours are often very demanding

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    Linklaters2019-04-10
  3. "Paralegal"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Nice people Great career prospects

    Cons

    Outdate IT Too big and global

    Linklaters2019-03-31
  4. "Administrative"

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    Current Employee - Legal Secreaty in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    People are great to work with. Easy going atmosphere.

    Cons

    No growth potential. No advancement.

    Linklaters2019-04-11
  5. "great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warsaw
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible hours great atmosphere good salary interesting projects

    Cons

    small marketing department none cons I don't have more cons

    Linklaters2019-02-11
  6. "Paralegal jobs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Good environment, life balance, great culture

    Cons

    Noting to add, everything is really cool

    Linklaters2019-01-30
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters

    Pros

    Good perks. Management willing to teach. Competitive mindsets. Nice office location with easy transportation.

    Cons

    Working hours can be hectic. HK has probably the worst hours in all locations. Annoying clients.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work. Provide more incentives to those who achieve.

    Linklaters2019-01-18
  8. "Depressing"

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    Former Employee - US Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary, working with smart people

    Cons

    Lack of transparency, no real growth opportunities, terrible male dominated culture

    Linklaters2019-02-04
  9. "Good firm"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Linklaters full-time

    Pros

    Atmosphere; health package ; secondments

    Cons

    Salary lower than US firms

    Linklaters2019-01-18
  10. "Miserable existence but decent money"

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linklaters full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Decent salary (higher than most other UK firms but lower than US firms) - Good name on CV - Colleagues and supervisors are generally capable

    Cons

    - Awful work-life balance - Intensely political environment - Many people seem miserable - Work can be very dull

    Advice to Management

    What's the point of setting ambitious revenue targets at the expense of burning out ever more employees?

    Linklaters2019-01-31
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