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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"High quality. Enthusiastic. Balanced."
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...

"Commercial knowledge is their primary focus. I don't think I was asked one legal..."

"The culture at Eversheds is one of the things that attracted me to the firm. There..."

"The legal training is good. You get a good level of exposure in most of the seats...."

"The people I have worked for have been constructive and interested in my development...."

"Our London office is great. We are open plan, which I feel adds to the informal vibe...."

"The firm does expect a lot from its employees, but the general feeing is that you..."

"The juniors' pay here is not great compared to the firms which Eversheds compares..."

"The perks here include a pension (they match you up to 5.5%), life assurance, season..."

"The first step is the online application followed by a telephone interview, in which..."

"Competency-based questions during the initial interview stage. More in depth questions..."

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

"Most of our current trainee intake is female and it is particularly encouraging when..."

"I get day-to-day client interaction, be that emails, phone calls or meetings. I get..."

"In the London office, all trainees volunteer at a drop in legal advice centre in..."

"Eversheds has a great work/life balance, interesting work and lots of responsibi..."

"There doesn't seem to be a lot of co-operation between the IT services, it takes..."

"From the start, Eversheds was the only place I wanted a training contract. I was..."

"I think that trainee retention rates are very good here. This is because there are..."

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

"The firm is open, ambitious and innovative."

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

"I think that there could be more international secondments available."

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