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2015

"I wanted to work for the firm as it has genuine dedication to sector expertise, a great range of interesting and important clients and an unparalleled reputation for its intellectual property work."
Second year trainee, London
"The impressive growth internationally, and its reputation in the legal field as friendly but also impressive in its achievements were all reasons why I applied here."
Second year trainee, London
"The areas of work that Bird & Bird is a market leader in and its reputation for work/life balance and work environment all encouraged me to apply here."
First year trainee, London
"I studied chemistry so intellectual property was an aspect of law that I was interested in, however I particularly liked that Bird & Bird was a well-rounded firm because it was important to me to experience different departments during my training contract and decide from there. I also wanted to apply to a global firm as the thought of a secondment abroad has always appealed to me."
First year trainee, London
"The firm's areas of legal and commercial expertise and its social reputation were both factors in my decision to apply here."
First year trainee, London
"I wanted to work for a forward-thinking, cutting edge and rapidly expanding firm with its finger on the pulse of technology, great people and a more reasonable approach to hours than other firms. Its reputation in IP was also a factor in my application."
Second year trainee, London
"The amazing peer reviews the firm had received, good write-ups in the legal directories and on websites such as Chambers Student were all reasons why I applied to Bird & Bird."
First year trainee, London
"I applied to Bird & Bird because of its strong sector focus, quality client set and its emphasis on responsibility and work/life balance."
First year trainee, London
"Its reputation (both for its quality of clients and the friendly people), the interesting areas of work that it offers and the fact that it has relatively small trainee cohorts encouraged me to apply here. Trainees are constantly in contact with graduate recruitment who know us as 'more than just a number', which is great too."
Second year trainee, London
"The culture: the friendly nature of everyone at the firm really came across when I spoke to people or met people who conveyed what a nice place it was to work."
Second year trainee, London

2014

"Initially, I chose Bird & Bird because I was given the opportunity to manage a team. I wanted to join a firm that didn't have a cut-throat culture."
First year trainee, London
"I chose this firm because of its reputation, culture, work/life balance and type of work it offers."
First year trainee, London
"I chose Bird & Bird because of its reputation in the industry, the quality individuals who work there and its interesting clients."
First year trainee, London
"I took part in a summer scheme at the firm, liked the people, the culture, the work and the forward vision so I applied for a training contract."
First year trainee, London
"I decided to apply to Bird & Bird because of its specialist areas and knowledge of those sectors, exposure to high quality and high profile work and the culture."
First year trainee, London
Our 'Inside Buzz' reviews are the comments and views of recent graduate recruits, giving you a view of what it may be like to work for an organisation. Copyright of all TARGETjobs Inside Buzz material lies solely with GTI Media.
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