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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 36 ratings in 2016)
"The firm is innovative, modern and international."
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...

"You should research the firm - specifically have understanding of the difference..."

"Positive, progressive and open door. Encouraged to work directly with partners and..."

"Excellent. It's strongly encouraged to attend skills and knowledge training. Professional..."

"Due to the open plan nature of the office and the fact that everyone is very focused..."

"Location on Colmore Row is great, but the offices are a little dated now."

"The firm is very flexible regarding hours, insofar as they can be and your flexible..."

"Eversheds offers a decent salary for regions, and is on par with most firms of its..."

"We are given discounted mobile tariffs, private medical, BlackBerry devices, life..."

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

"My interview consisted of CV related questions, competency questions and commercial..."

"We have regular updates on what we as individuals can do to reduce our carbon footprint..."

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

"I complete a variety of tasks for many different members of the department across..."

"The firm is happy for you to get involved in pro bono and has supported me in running..."

"We have genuine responsibility at Eversheds, and it has a friendly atmosphere which..."

"At times I personally have experienced very demanding hours and workload."

"I was attracted to the firm's regional prowess and ambitious growth strategy. It..."

"The firm has excellent retention rates and will ensure wherever possible that trainees..."

"We won the Roll on Friday golden turd a few years back. However, I feel like we have..."

"A firm that is friendly and dynamic with a high-quality foundation."

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

"A compulsory international secondment as a seat would be great."

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