At Bright Network’s exclusive event, First Year Lawyers (FYL) Top 100 2020, members from all backgrounds were able to network with representatives from Fieldfisher and discover more about life and work at this global law firm. After meeting Fieldfisher’s representatives, we caught up with some of our members to hear what about Fieldfisher stood out to them and why they’re intending to apply to their future programmes...
Fieldfisher’s supportive culture
Throughout the day it was clear to see that at Fieldfisher, their people are vital to their success. They pride themselves on their community, which consists of a caring bunch of individuals who encourage innovation and endorse collegiality every step of the way.
Charlotte, an attendee at FYL 2020, stated: “Fieldfisher stood out to me due to their relaxed and humorous approach. During the panel session, Laura – a Fieldfisher representative - seemed extremely approachable and kind, and so did the speakers in the firm networking session. This gave the impression that the firm is supportive and collaborative.”
Fieldfisher’s culture is unique. Not only do they work with some incredible people who are industry experts in their field, but the firm will also nurture you and help you achieve great things. If you’re interested in finding our more about their culture – click here.
Fieldfisher’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
During FYL, Fieldfisher expressed a strong commitment towards building a diverse workforce and strive to create an environment where any individual can develop and build a rewarding career.
Discussing their commitment to diversity, Bright Network member Sophia said: “They seem like a very collaborative firm that takes pride in their inclusivity and also really have worked to create a positive and diverse working environment. The culture also really stood out to me as it seems like a place where you can really grow as a lawyer and even beyond that as a person.”
Fieldfisher aim to recruit the right team for the job and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Find out more about their commitment to diversity and inclusion here.
Fieldfisher’s growth mindset
During their panel session, Fieldfisher stated that they look for people with commercial intelligence and big ideas to join their driven team. Not only will they value your expertise, Fieldfisher will also provide you with opportunities, training and resources to realise your ambitions.
One of our members, Heidi, stated: “I'm interested in several of the sectors they specialise in, and I was particularly impressed with what Laura Parnell had to say about them. For instance, they seem to be a very inclusive and welcoming firm while still having an excellent professional reputation.”
Fieldfisher have a culture that ensures everyone who works at the firm can have an impact and make a difference. Find out more about their commitment to driving growth and change here.
With Trainees and Apprentices based in their Birmingham, London and Manchester offices, we can assure you that you at Fieldfisher, you will join a network of hard-working, diligent and professional employees. Interested? Find out more about their upcoming opportunities here.