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Shoosmiths Careers and Employment

About us
Shoosmiths - UK Law Firm of the Year Winner at the Legal Week British Legal Awards 2015.

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just
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Our client list speaks volumes for the quality of our lawyers and the experience they provide. From Hewlett-Packard to Krispy Kreme and property developers to some of the UK's largest banks, we work with a growing number of the FTSE 250 and some of the world's most exciting and ambitious growth businesses. Shoosmiths is a major UK law firm with a network of offices working together as one national team.

We work to a simple formula: a can do ethos, values that are much more than words on paper, and the agility to find the best way for each individual client - whether that's ways of working, pricing structures or just innovative ideas that make a real commercial difference.
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What is it like to work at Shoosmiths?

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What are people saying about the leadership at Shoosmiths?

of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 16 ratings
Fast paced with big work loads
Written by Trainee Case Handler (Current Employee) from Edinburgh on 27 October 2019
typical day would involve a large pile of paper work along with high volume of stressful calls coming in to deal with.
a lot of gossip and talking behind backs

getting pointed in every direction when asking for help
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What did candidates say about the interview at Shoosmiths?

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Based on 24 interviews
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About a day or two
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