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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"A commercial, pragmatic and innovative firm. It is high quality and has a personal touch."
8.9 / 10
Formal Training
8.5 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
7.9 / 10
7.0 / 10
8.7 / 10
Pro Bono
7.6 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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...

"I found that competency based questions are the majority of the interview, but you..."

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

"As a new trainee, I have already done a week of PSC in Leeds, booked onto a presentation..."

"The teams I've worked with have been helpful in their feedback and they encourage..."

"The office is open-plan with good facilities. The dress code is smart business wear,..."

"I have worked some long hours, but I see this as due to the quality of clients and..."

"The salary is a good amount, and increases when you enter your second year of the..."

"The firm offers a range of typical perks, such as pension and a flexible wage when..."

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

"The interview consisted of mainly commercial focused questions and some regarding..."

"We have recycling bins on every floor and within meeting rooms. We also have a number..."

"Strong commitment to making up female partners."

"Currently on secondment, previously in pensions. Day-to-day responsibilities have..."

"I have been involved in a variety of pro bono projects and the firm actively encourages..."

"Eversheds offers great travel opportunities and has all the major clients."

"The pay isn't amazing. In corporate I worked more hours than my friends at magic..."

"I chose this firm for the international opportunities, the good training and because..."

"I have an NQ job. Retention rates are good - if you choose to leave they will ask..."

"There are more women working in the Cardiff office than there are men."

"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..."

"I think that the firm should publicise the number of spaces filled prior to the application,..."

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