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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"Eversheds is an excellent place to work."
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...

"Make sure you are aware of current affairs and don't be afraid to put your own opinion..."

"The open floor plan really helps break down barriers. Everyone is generally very..."

"There is a comprehensive training structure delivered through a combination of e-learning,..."

"The mentoring is good here. The partners are often busy, but if you have completed..."

"Dress code is smart casual. This means most men wear suits but no tie, and women..."

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

"Generally, the salaries don't hold up well compared to other firms in the City. This..."

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

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

"In my interview I was asked to show why I wanted to work for Eversheds, and what..."

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

"Great emphasis on social mobility. Access to law etc. Recruitment is very gender..."

"I am currently working in real estate where I have quite a lot of client interaction..."

"There are plenty of opportunities. The majority of the projects I have been in involve..."

"You are valued and taken seriously as a member of the team. You are not looked down..."

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

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

"Eversheds' retention rate is high and one of the reasons that I chose to apply."

"The London office has its own bee hive."

"Excellent, international, expanding, successful!"

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

"More consistency between seats regarding client contact, training, supervision, and..."

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