Birketts announced as a Lex 100 winner

Published: 07/10/2016

This year’s Lex 100 annual trainee survey, the most comprehensive assessment of law firm training contracts in the UK, has announced that Birketts is a Lex 100 Winner for 2016/17.

The Lex 100 survey gathered over 3,000 anonymous responses from trainees at 173 law firms across the UK evaluating different criteria of trainee life. 

Birketts topped the ‘friendliest firm’ category achieving an impressive 9.67 mark out of 10. Additionally, the top 100 law firm also won awards for being among the top firms for ‘living up to expectations’, ‘low stress levels’ and ‘diversity’.

Shaun Savory, Human Resources Director at Birketts, added: “Having won a number of Lex awards in the last few years Birketts has a very strong track record in the graduate / trainee market. To be recognised by Lex 100 this year as one of the highest scoring firms nationally in four categories, as rated by our trainees, is a tremendous achievement for everyone at the firm.”

Matthew Newnham, Employment Law Partner and Training Principal at Birketts, added: “Our overall aim is to give our trainees a rich variety of high quality work so that they develop their legal skills and find the practice area that best suits their skills and interests. These awards demonstrate that at Birketts we are getting that experience right.”

Birketts offers training contracts to law and non-law graduates from a variety of backgrounds. To learn more about the trainee application process please visit our designated trainee solicitor web pages.

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