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About Withers LLP

Established in London in 1896, Withers is an international law firm dedicated to advising successful people, their families, their business and their philanthropic activities. Their aim is to offer a truly integrated legal service to the globally wealthy.

Their advice on the international legal and tax needs of their clients can cover a large variety of issues, such as restructuring assets, buying or selling businesses and properties, coping with divorce, employment issues or setting up charitable foundations.

Despite their growth in recent years they have worked very hard to maintain their culture and values and still enjoy the benefits of being a friendly firm. They are proud of their programme of social responsibility and are committed to ensuring a rewarding, supportive and diverse workplace for all their employees.

Consistent feedback from their staff shows that the best thing about working there, is the people. The focus on team working provides a friendly and supportive environment where employees at all levels and in all functions are valued and are encouraged to make their voices heard. A number of respected leaders in their fields provide high quality training whilst delivering cutting edge solutions to their clients' legal needs.


What is it like to work for Withers LLP

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Development Centres are used within Withers, at key stages in a solicitor's career (newly qualified, 5 year's qualified, 8 year's qualified, new partners) they have in-depth offsite sessions over several days to help people develop their intra and interpersonal and business development skills. These centres employ, role plays and forum theatre with actors, team activities, and guest speakers with accredited coaches supporting individuals.
My Company
My Company
On a less formal basis, important communications about the firm's performance, achievements and progress is also communicated via the new intranet and via the office based information screens known as Withers TV.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
They have a multi-faceted bonus scheme for fee-earners to highlight and reward certain key behaviours crucial to the success of their business. Unlike many other City of London law firms, their bonus scheme stipulates a lower chargeable hours target, and offers a discretionary element to encourage contribution in other areas including creative thought, marketing, internal management.

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  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

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    Gym

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    Health Insurance

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  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Male : Female:

    34% / 66%

  • Average Age:

    39

  • Staff:

    546

  • Earning £35,000+:

    77%

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