Legal Partner Questionnaire

Current BLC sponsors in Warsaw include Allen &Overy, Clifford Chance, JS Legal, Linklaters and Wardyński and Partners. We are keen to know from you what you think of these firms. Please take a few minutes to complete the questionnaire, which will be used for our fact-gathering only.

Your email address

Are you?
StudentTrainee AdvocateTrainee Legal AdviserAssociateSenior AssociatePartnerIn-houseOther

Have you ever worked or completed an internship at any of the following?
Allen & OveryClifford ChanceJS LegalLinklatersWardyński and Partners

Do you currently work at any of the following?
Allen & OveryClifford ChanceJS LegalLinklatersWardyński and PartnersNone of these

We want to know your opinion on why you think our law firm sponsors are / are not good places to practice as a lawyer. We would be grateful if you could be as honest as you can, and if there is anything else you want to add that we haven't asked about, please use the box at the bottom of the questionnaire.

1. Allen & Overy

What do you think are the benefits of working at this law firm (you can tick more than one)?
Interesting workOpportunity to work abroadBeautiful officesGood work-life balanceFriendly work colleaguesProfessional training opportunities

What do you think are the negative aspects of working at this firm (you can tick more than one)?
Long working hoursPoor training programme for young lawyersBoring workNot enough workNot enough development opportunityFew opportunities for career progressionLocation of officesLack of international opportunitiesPoor reputation of existing employees

2. Clifford Chance

What do you think are the benefits of working at this law firm (you can tick more than one)?
Interesting workOpportunity to work abroadBeautiful officesGood work-life balanceFriendly work colleaguesProfessional training opportunities

What do you think are the negative aspects of working at this firm (you can tick more than one)?
Long working hoursPoor training programme for young lawyersBoring workNot enough workNot enough development opportunityFew opportunities for career progressionLocation of officesLack of international opportunitiesPoor reputation of existing employees

3. JS Legal

What do you think are the benefits of working at this law firm (you can tick more than one)?
Interesting workOpportunity to work abroadBeautiful officesGood work-life balanceFriendly work colleaguesProfessional training opportunities

What do you think are the negative aspects of working at this firm (you can tick more than one)?
Long working hoursPoor training programme for young lawyersBoring workNot enough workNot enough development opportunityFew opportunities for career progressionLocation of officesLack of international opportunitiesPoor reputation of existing employees

4. Linklaters

What do you think are the benefits of working at this law firm (you can tick more than one)?
Interesting workOpportunity to work abroadBeautiful officesGood work-life balanceFriendly work colleaguesProfessional training opportunities

What do you think are the negative aspects of working at this firm (you can tick more than one)?
Long working hoursPoor training programme for young lawyersBoring workNot enough workNot enough development opportunityFew opportunities for career progressionLocation of officesLack of international opportunitiesPoor reputation of existing employees

5. Wardyński and Partners

What do you think are the benefits of working at this law firm (you can tick more than one)?
Interesting workOpportunity to work abroadBeautiful officesGood work-life balanceFriendly work colleaguesProfessional training opportunities

What do you think are the negative aspects of working at this firm (you can tick more than one)?
Long working hoursPoor training programme for young lawyersBoring workNot enough workNot enough development opportunityFew opportunities for career progressionLocation of officesLack of international opportunitiesPoor reputation of existing employees

Is there anything else you would like to add about the sponsors that you think we would find useful?