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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"Innovative and growing, yet still personal with the feeling of a smaller firm."
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...

"My advice is to be commercial and become familiar with a particular commercial topic..."

"There is a hierarchy but it doesn't make much difference, except in terms of the..."

"Eversheds provides a formal Professional Skills Course week at the start of your..."

"I have found that my supervisors have been excellent. All solicitors and partners..."

"The office is nice, in a good location, with good facilities, including a cafe that..."

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

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

"The best perk is the networking events, both with and without clients."

"The application process involved an online application form, online maths, psychometric..."

"Obvious questions were asked in the interview, such as why Eversheds? Why law? Some..."

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

"Strong commitment to making up female partners."

"The work is incredibly high quality. Trainees are encouraged to take on as much responsibility..."

"Trainees are expected to get involved in pro bono projects, as are fee earners. A..."

"The secondment opportunities and supportive working environment are great."

"Workloads and the amount of responsibility given to trainees varies greatly between..."

"I am a very ambitious person, but I have a very strong link to South Wales. Eversheds..."

"I think that the retention rates are good; especially in the Manchester office. Both..."

"We have an office in Baghdad!"

"Eversheds is innovative, hard-working and fun."

"We run an Eversheds Unlocked programme, specifically for school children that are..."

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

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