Why work for PDT?
10 good reasons to work for PDT
Let’s talk honestly about your career. You’ve worked hard to hone your skills, develop sector specialisms and forge meaningful relationships with clients. Maybe you feel valued and rewarded by your firm for this. Maybe you don’t. Either way, if you’re looking for a new challenge, a move away from the city, more recognition for your work or more exposure to quality clients, please read on to find out how we could offer you the space you need to carve out a fulfilling and successful career.
We listen to our staff and invest time in creating a modern, supportive and fresh way of working. We employ bright, ambitious lawyers with an entrepreneurial spirit who work hard, voice their opinions and are committed to help create a firm where everyone is respected and treated equally.
If this sounds like you, please see below 10 good reasons to work for PDT:
1) Champions of flexible working
PDT fully embraces flexible working, with staff at all levels in the firm working part-time and flexible hours. By supporting our staff to take control of their career and work in a way that best suits them we get the best from our employees (not to mention a loyal, happy and efficient workforce).
2) First-rate clients and high-quality work
PDT is perfectly balanced for a fulfilling law career. We are big enough to regularly work with large organisations on high quality and complex matters, but small enough for you to be able to build close and impactful relationships with clients.
3) Truly open, honest and supportive culture
Embrace our culture and be happy and satisfied with the work you do. Our uniquely warm and welcoming environment ensures you get the support, recognition and rewards you deserve for the hard work you do.
4) Stimulating and varied workload
The work at PDT is often challenging and complex. The size and structure of PDT provides you the opportunity to play a significant role in the matter and our range of clients from a number of exciting sectors provides you with a varied and interesting workload.
5) Our remarkable staff!
We select our lawyers carefully. We employ those who display our core values of integrity, passion and inclusion and those who look to not only further their career, but those who also look to develop and encourage all those around them. Our teams are strong and collaborative and our staff are inspiring and supportive.
6) Be bold and brave in your work
We encourage our lawyers to be brave and bold in their work. We provide the tools, training and mentoring that feed the whole legal professional, including business development, marketing and networking skills so you feel confident and supported in the work you do.
7) Happy Birthday! Have a lie in on us
As well as a day off on your birthday, working at PDT also provides you with other competitive benefits such as life assurance, contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, discounts on legal work, flexible working, generous bonus scheme and dress down Fridays.
8) Find your niche specialism
We are recognised leaders in a number of niche sectors. We encourage you to discover and build on your specialist expertise so you can differentiate yourself and build your skillset in line with the evolving legal market.
9) Non-hierarchical atmosphere
PDT culture is open, approachable and encouraging and we work hard to provide meaningful, forward looking and continuous flow of feedback to help you to develop and finesse your skills in a safe and genuinely supportive environment.
10) We value your passion and desire to develop your career
We always looking for new talent and welcome applications from lawyers with any level of experience into our corporate, commercial, real estate, dispute resolution or employment teams.
We look forward to hearing from you:
Read about our Legal Professional opportunities
Read about our Trainee and summer placement opportunities
Read about our other professionals and support staff opportunities