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    • Stewarts, 5 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BF


Stewarts are a law firm that specialises in high-value and complex disputes, and their track record of success for clients has helped them become the UK’s leading litigation-only law firm.

With more than 340 staff, including over 50 partners, the company aims to provide for its corporate and individual clients specialist expertise and a pioneering approach to complex litigation.

Their focus is always on success: achieving the best results for clients around the world. Internally the law firm believes in these core principles: teamwork, innovation, manners, excellence.

Stewarts opened their doors in London’s Lincoln’s Inn Fields in 1990. Today they have two offices - in London and in Leeds - and are ranked in both The Legal 500 and Chambers, the leading guides to the legal profession in the UK.

The company is led by John Cahill, Managing Partner, who ensures that communications throughout the firm are open, honest and information is available to all.

What is it like to work for STEWARTS

They provide yoga and pilates sessions three times a week as well as sports clubs for staff members to participate in such as running, netball and rugby. They also provide a fruit basket to each kitchen within the London and Leeds offices.
My Company
My Company
One of the ways in which they improve employee engagement is through the use of their intranet, Insite. It was designed in accordance with the STEWARTS brand and is used to encourage employee engagement with the firm’s development and updates.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees receive a competitive salary package and a significant level of benefits that is reviewed annually aiming to introduce a new benefit every year. The firm’s bonus system is progressive and aims to reward all employees for good performance.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

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    38% / 62%

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  • Earning £35,000+:


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