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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"Excellent, international, expanding, successful!"
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.
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
 
 

What insiders say about...

"Be very commercial in the interview. Read up on current issues regarding energy,..."

"The culture is very good, the office is open-plan so the hierarchy is not apparent,..."

"The in-house Professional Skills Course training is good, and it is an advantage..."

"All solicitors and partners are accessible and often provide feedback. Our formal..."

"Office dress is relatively formal, but you can wear a smart dress and a cardigan..."

"I work approximately 8:30am until 6:00pm, with around 30-45mins for lunch and the..."

"Pay has recently become more competitive following a review of competitor firms."

"Great range of perks, great social club (discounted F1 tickets, theatre tickets,..."

"I attended an open evening first. This helped me gage the firm's culture relatively..."

"My interview was very topical: I had to tell my interviewers about a business story..."

"There are recycling bins in every kitchen on every floor. There is also battery,..."

"We have a working group for parents, flexible working and a high number of senior..."

"I've been able to get involved from day one. I've had some client interaction so..."

"In the London office, each trainee is required to go to Battersea Legal Advice Clinic..."

"I always wanted to work on international deals and this is exactly what I get to..."

"The international nature of the work means that there is less face-to-face client..."

"The high standard of work encouraged me to apply to the firm."

"Eversheds' retention rates have consistently been extremely high. I have every confidence..."

"They are currently running a CEO innovation challenge for all staff to enter. You..."

"International, innovative, diverse, commercial, forward-thinking!"

"The firm runs various corporate responsibility schemes to target less privileged..."

"More time for one-to-one feedback on work carried out for fee earners or an online..."

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