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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"Dynamic, engaging, evolving."
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...

"Eversheds take on trainees either through their vacation scheme placement or through..."

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

"Negotiating and client service training at the firm, in which the latter had excellent..."

"Dependent on your team but I have had two very approachable supervisors who take..."

"The dress code is relaxed/professional, and there is no need for ties (unless there..."

"Apart from the inevitable urgent deadlines, there is a culture of working when and..."

"Salaries are a little lower than the City average and the trainee bonuses aren't..."

"We are considered a 'preferred neighbour' of many of the businesses (bars, restaurants,..."

"I went through a vacation scheme, which had its own application form, psychometric..."

"I was asked to demonstrate commercial awareness and how a specific commercial issue..."

"We're strongly encouraged to consider the environment when printing."

"I think that the firm's commitment to diversity is excellent and as a result the..."

"I have been given a large amount of responsibility and began taking over my own files..."

"All trainees advise at Battersea Legal Advice Centre."

"High-quality work, a lot of responsibility, good collegiate atmosphere, interesting..."

"There could be more consistency between departments and offices."

"The firm's diverse culture was an attraction."

"High retention rates here at Eversheds, as almost all who want to be kept on are..."

"We have just celebrated 100 years!"

"Local, knowledgeable, global reach."

"There are a number of initiatives such as Unlocked for students from various backgrounds..."

"More opportunities for departments to 'sell' their seats to trainees (a few trainees..."

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