Legal, Compliance & Finance Recruitment

Do Your Associates Make it Home For Bath Time?

Depending on their ages, let us assume an average bath time of 7 PM for younger children in the UK.

For many parents getting home for bath time is special.

Others need to split a bottle of Red with their partners just to get through it.

Legal Cheek conducted a survey of average leaving times for around 100 law firms.

How did your firm fare?


→ Survey reached out to 2500 Trainees and Junior Associates at just under 100 law firms.

→Top 10 of the late leavers are dominated by the London offices of white shoe US Law firms.

→Top 10 of the early leavers are dominated by regional firms. 

→ The latest average leaving times were between 9.00 - 9.30 pm.

→ The earliest average leave times were between 5.30 - 6.00 pm

→ Assuming a 45 minute door to door commute time to get home, lawyers at just 15 firms would on average make it home for bath time.  

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