Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Copenhagen (Denmark), Beijing (China), United Kingdom, and other countries
Professional Services
Professional Legal And Technical Acconuting Activities
Legal And Accounting Activities
69.1 - Legal activities

166 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
24 January 2013
Employment effect (start)
25 January 2013
Foreseen end date


International law firm Eversheds will cut up to 166 jobs in a worldwide reorganisation. Among others, the company will close its office in Copenhagen, Denmark (29 jobs), reorganise its operations in the UK and open a new office in Beijing, China. All in all, 84 non-lawyers and 82 lawyers will be affected.

The reorganisation marks the sixth redundancy round of the law company since September 2008. Next to redundancies, Eversheds looks for redeployment and relocation opportunities and offers work opportunities at temporary lawyer service Eversheds Agile.


  • 24 January 2013: The law society Gazette


Eurofound (2013), Eversheds, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 74832, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74832.