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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"High quality. Enthusiastic. Balanced."
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
7.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.7 / 10
 
Pro Bono
7.6 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • Trainees are given genuinely high levels of responsibility at the firm.
  • The majority of trainees are retained at the firm.
  • There are lots of opportunities to get involved with non-work events and socials.
  • Open plan offices make it easy to interact with more senior people at the firm.

Cons

  • Trainee salaries at the firm could be slightly more competitive.
  • Workload can vary greatly between departments.
  • At times and in certain departments, hours can be exceptionally long.
  • The process of allocating seats could be more transparent.

What insiders say about...

"You should research the firm - specifically have understanding of the difference..."

"Positive, progressive and open door. Encouraged to work directly with partners and..."

"Frequent webinars and option practice group specific training, good online resources...."

"The trainee supervisors are fantastic as they are supportive, and put time into helping..."

"Eversheds have a very central office with a good canteen."

"All international firms have a bad reputation when it comes to working hours. However,..."

"The salary as an Eversheds trainee is the highest among law firms in Cardiff. However,..."

"Good taxi service if you work late. We get a Cheapside privilege card for the huge..."

"The application process consisted of an initial CV application, then verbal and numerical..."

"A lot of the questions on the assessment centre were scenario based, working with..."

"The firm is very focused on green efforts, particularly in relation to cycling. Bikes..."

"Great emphasis on social mobility. Access to law etc. Recruitment is very gender..."

"I have found that I have lots of client interaction in my role and the opportunity..."

"The firm does community projects such as volunteering at the homeless shelter or..."

"At Eversheds there are great opportunities to work abroad, interesting deals and..."

"In my opinion seat rotation gets pretty stressful and I think that some aspects of..."

"Endorsements from friends who had come across Eversheds, very friendly open day."

"Eversheds' retention rate is high and one of the reasons that I chose to apply."

"We have an office in Baghdad!"

"Large, international firm with a strong brand and great people."

"We have a programme for under privileged students in the local area where they come..."

"Update the case management system."

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