Quick facts
  • What we do:
    City Law Firm
  • Year established:
    1891
  • UK locations:
    National

About Charles Russell


What is it like to work for Charles Russell

My Manager
My Manager
This organisation provides a supportive and friendly working environment with an ‘open door’ policy by management. The practice has identified that internal communication is key to ensuring a collaborative environment. Great efforts are made to promote transparency and knowledge sharing amongst employees through regular updates from each service, communication emails and internal events. In addition to support and develop management training there is a new partner training programme and newly qualified solicitors training programme that operates on an annual basis.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
To encourage employee’s personal growth within the organisation employees can attend skills training sessions throughout the year, trainee solicitors have a structured training programme in line with requirements set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. They also support professional development through further learning and external training courses, attendance at industry networking events and provide internal training and seminars for employees to further develop their skills.
My Team
My Team
Charles Russell provides a range of different events for teams such as quiz nights, firm wide drinks and a River Thames boat party. Individual offices have their own events and sporting activities which include tennis tournaments, regular football and netball tournaments. In addition annual away days are a regular feature within the organisation and varies from service to service

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Male : Female:

    37% / 63%

  • Number of Staff:

    595

  • Staff:

    595

  • UK sites:

    6

  • Earning £35,000+:

    61%

  • Sites:

    8

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Trainee Solicitors commencing 2011 and 2012

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