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    The Gherkin

    Working in the Gherkin puts you right in the heart of the capital’s financial district. The 41-storey building was designed by Norman Foster with Arup Group and, in total, is 180 metres high. Each time you welcome clients and guests into the building you’ll feel the buzz of working in one of the most distinctive office buildings there is, in one of the best cities in the world.

    Part of the enjoyment of working in the Gherkin is enjoying unrivalled views across London while you sit at your desk. You will be the envy of your friends. It is a place where you can look forward to growing your knowledge, experience and first class legal career even further.

    The Gherkin Facts & Figures

    180 Metres Tall

    Or 591 feet, with a total
    of 41 storeys

    7,429 Panes of Glass

    Used in the Gherkin, equivalent to 3 football pitches

    18 Passenger Lifts

    378 people can be vertically
    transported at 6 metres per
    second at any time

    1,037 Steps

    In each of the
    building’s stairwells

    Eating At The Gherkin

    Café 22, our in-house restaurant, serves freshly prepared hot dishes and salads as well as a selection of sweet and savoury pastries all at subsidised prices.

    Every morning breakfast is available ranging from freshly baked muffins to fresh fruit and cereal.

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    Out & About

    There’s lots to enjoy in the local area at lunchtimes and after work. Every Thursday international food stalls set up outside the Gherkin. Leadenhall Market is nearby offering a range of independent cafés, shops and stalls. A bit further again is Spitalfields Market where contemporary brands and stylish cafés, bars and boutiques stand alongside each other, creating a great place to relax and shop.

    Kerb
    Spitalfields Market
    Leadenhall Market
    Devonshire Square

    Transport

    Walking

    Liverpool Street – 06 mins
    Bank – 11 mins
    Moorgate – 12 mins
    London Bridge – 20 mins

    Cycling

    London Bridge – 07 mins
    Blackfriars – 08 mins
    Waterloo – 14 mins
    King’s Cross – 20 mins

    Tube

    Stratford- 09 mins
    Angel Islington – 10 mins
    Clapham – 28 mins
    Hammersmith – 34 mins

    Boat

    Blackfriars – 33 mins
    Waterloo – 34 mins
    Greenwich – 37 mins
    Canary Wharf – 38 mins

    Journey times sourced from tfl.gov.uk

    Brochure

    Awards & Recognitions

    Trophy Cup

    LawCareers.Net – Best Work Placement Scheme (Vacation Scheme) – City Firm 2020

    Trophy Cup

    LawCareers.Net – Best Trainer – US Firm in the City 2019

    Trophy Cup

    Lex 100 – Quality of Work 2019/2020

    Trophy Cup

    Lex 100 – Living Up To Expectations 2019/2020