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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

The organisation encourages open communications where people can discuss work-based and personal concerns. The HR team are approachable, confidential, available and trained to listen and advise employees on the options available in terms of employee assistance.
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Stewarts have monthly firm-wide meetings, known as InHouse, which encourage the sharing of innovative new practices and examples of teamwork while also providing time for employees to socialise with each other.
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Fair Deal
Stewarts have developed a progressive bonus system that aims to reward all employees for good performance - in the last financial year all staff bonuses were increased by 50 per cent to reflect exceptional firm performance.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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

  • Holidays

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  • Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

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    39% / 61%

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