Simmons & Simmons Employee Reviews about "career path"

Updated 9 May 2019

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4.0
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Simmons & Simmons Managing Partner Jeremy Hoyland
Jeremy Hoyland
38 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance and colleagues(in 10 reviews)

  • "A collegiate and open-plan office with genuinely nice people I would happily spend the rest of my career working alongside(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Business services teams split between London & Bristol, which makes communication difficult at times(in 7 reviews)

  • "Lack of a structured career path for business services staff, especially in smaller offices(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Simmons & Simmons full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance and colleagues

    Cons

    No good career path ahead

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  2. "Business development Executive"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Simmons & Simmons full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment Good colleagues Global platform

    Cons

    Low salary, unclear career path, there are some bad bosses


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    "Nice people, but needs to work on staff retention"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Simmons & Simmons full-time

    Pros

    The people are mostly lovely, and the firm tends to actively discourage lawyers from being prats. You'll be given lots of freedom to pick up work that interests you.

    Cons

    Lack of a structured career path for business services staff, especially in smaller offices. Roles are poorly defined and hardworking staff end up overburdened and overwhelmed.

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  4. "good employer"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Services in Beijing, Beijing

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

    Pros

    free environment and good people

    Cons

    not competative salary and unclear career path

  5. "Great quality of work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate in Milan
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Simmons & Simmons full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great quality of work and overall life balance.

    Cons

    No clear career path. Sometimes the firm does not make you feel valued.

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