Eversheds Sutherland Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2021

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Pros
  • "Good people, work-life balance, innovative(in 10 reviews)

  • "Relaxed working environment, smaller than the big 5, so more of a personal experience, especially for job shadowing students(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours without the pay of other firms(in 10 reviews)

  • "It feels like the firm went from a law firm that cared about staff to a firm that now does not(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Lovely partners, lovely firm!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Eversheds Sutherland full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very down to earth partners and business services professionals

    Cons

    A little light on salaries in the London market.

  2. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Paralegal 

    I have been working at Eversheds Sutherland full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fair pay, good opportunity to learn

    Cons

    Hard work, not much time off


  3. "Great training"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Solicitor in London, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Eversheds Sutherland full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Training excellent, vast opportunities, excellent lawyers

    Cons

    Presenteeism rife; pay rises not linked to individual performance

  4. "Poor salary reviews and bonuses"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Legal PA in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Eversheds Sutherland full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The firm itself is lovely. Thoroughly enjoy working with my colleagues.

    Cons

    After two years at Eversheds I have only ever received a £500 pay rise and there are no bonuses for PAs unless under extraordinary circumstances.

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  5. "Lawyer salary"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Lawyer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Eversheds Sutherland full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay, pay, pay, pay, pay

    Cons

    No work life balance and no family

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  6. "Friendly and fun"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Eversheds Sutherland full-time

    Pros

    Lots of events and looks after the employees

    Cons

    Salary is so low for the work done

  7. "Friendly Staff"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Eversheds Sutherland full-time

    Pros

    Everyone was friendly while I was there.

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult to connect with the team due to the London office having a got desk policy.

  8. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Legal Assistant in Cardiff, Wales

    I have been working at Eversheds Sutherland full-time

    Pros

    Professional, client focused, lots of opportunities, Innovative, dynamic

    Cons

    Few, large, busy, set hours, ceiling

  9. "Office politics"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Office Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Eversheds Sutherland full-time

    Pros

    Competitive pay and social scene with big offices

    Cons

    Endless middle management and ruthless corporate culture

  10. "Lovely company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Insolvency Analyst in Leeds, England

    I have been working at Eversheds Sutherland full-time

    Pros

    - very good management - team leaders/managers are very friendly kind and understand - flexible work hours - good work atmosphere

    Cons

    - pay is decent but could be higher

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