Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Legal Advice
  • Year established:
    1985
  • UK locations:
    South East

About Wollastons LLP


What is it like to work for Wollastons LLP

My Manager
My Manager
As staff progress they are given the opportunity to take on more management responsibility where appropriate with support from their head of department and HR. They are encouraged to assist in making departmental decisions and supervise less experienced staff and conduct their appraisals. Wollaston’s do not have a formal mentoring scheme however new joiners are assigned a buddy and less experienced staff will sit next to more experienced staff to support them and develop their knowledge.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The company works closely with employees to monitor work levels and are very conscious of supporting staff when they have demands at home. For example they provide flexibility if an employee needs to support a family member. The firm's culture promotes a strong ethos of ensuring staff are supported through all stages of their lives. They hold a Summer BBQ each year where all staff and their families are invited. Due to the economic climate this year the Partners cooked the BBQ themselves. To promote healthy eating they provide subsidised healthy food in the staff kitchen and free fruit to all staff.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
An annual memo is sent individually to each staff member detailing their salary and benefits package. Through the appraisal process Wollaston’s identify opportunities for development and where a member of staff has performed well they are given the opportunity to increase their responsibility. Where teams or individuals work additional hours on specific projects they may be given extra time off above their holiday entitlement. Employees are rewarded for their efforts with a Christmas bonus and bottles of wine. Team and individual successes are highlighted on the intranet and the senior partner emails employees to highlight and congratulate them on their achievements.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • 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

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    32%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Number of Staff:

    84

  • Staff:

    84

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Trainee Solicitor

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