We know that sometimes when joining the profession with your first firm that you quickly realise that, although you may well enjoy the job, the environment you are in is really not for you. Well, never fear! If you have at least a year’s experience and a technical background in physics or electronics then we have a myriad of options to which you might be attracted. Don’t wait out the next few years to qualification gritting your teeth until you can leave. You can go now and find an environment that suits and will give you the best chance of qualifying in a timely fashion.
Work with a very down to earth and yet very commercial team who provide an excellent atmosphere for growth. The firm is highly progressive and forward thinking with a bonus structure that rewards extremely generously (such that their attorneys can earn as much as 20-25% on top of a base salary that is already in the upper end of the market rate). The work mix includes aeronautical, aerospace, marine and automotive.
Opportunities in the regions can offer all the same perks as London but with the added benefit of a lower cost of living and potentially a vastly reduced commute time. It’s actually not all that different - with the same calibre of clients, IT and admin support functions and even many of the same restaurants and supermarkets! If you’ve not already guessed, we’re a big fan of roles outside of London. This one in particular is pretty fantastic.
Join a large and successful Midlands firm with a growing life sciences practice and an excellent reputation for training. The firm actively encourages commercial thinking and autonomous working, so many of its trainees qualify with a well-rounded portfolio of abilities. Career progression is transparent and very fair, and their bonus structure is market leading.