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2016

"I enjoy the media and tech sectors. Olswang combines attractive clients with a medium-sized firm, so you still maintain a good level of responsibility and get to know most people in the office."
Second year trainee, London
"The culture, reputation, clients, size of the firm and knowledge that trainees have a significant amount of responsibility."
First year trainee, London
"I was interested in the size of the firm and the firm's expertise in sectors that I am interested in, namely media, entertainment and technology."
First year trainee, London
"Their expertise in technology. It's the fastest growing industry so it's good to be on the right side of it."
First year trainee, London
"Olswang have a great reputation both within the legal industry and among clients. They have marketed themselves very well. They're known for doing very interesting work and I was personally attracted to corporate and intellectual property, both of which Olswang is highly rated for in Chambers. Also, when I made it to the assessment day, it did genuinely feel like a place I wanted to work. Everyone I met on the day was really friendly and personable, which made a great impression on me."
First year trainee, London

2015

"I was encouraged to apply by the number of partners who were cross-qualified in my country of origin."
First year trainee, London
"I saw Olswang as a hybrid of a reputable City firm and a tech/media focused firm which was exactly what I wanted."
Second year trainee, London
"I applied here because of the variety of work and the clients!"
Second year trainee, London
"Olswang are a bit different, (despite every law firm saying it they really are), the clients are a bit different as well."
First year trainee, London
"I wanted to work here because of their leading media and tech clients with a strong corporate, commercial and IP focus."
First year trainee, London
"I think Olswang's client base is great, their attitude is really forward-looking, they have an excellent reputation in the areas of Law I am most interested in."
First year trainee, London
"Size of firm compared to number of trainees in each intake. Quality of work and range of practice areas fit the model of firm I was applying to."
Second year trainee, London

2014

"I enjoyed meeting everyone I encountered during the recruitment process and the firm appeared to be genuinely meritocratic."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm's interesting client list, excellent reputation and good work/life balance."
Second year trainee, London
"The clients and a feeling that I would fit on a tour of the offices."
Second year trainee, London
"The clients and the reputation of the culture and friendly nature of the firm."
First year trainee, London
"Youthful culture and stellar client list."
Second year trainee, London
"Great culture, great clients, good size for training."
First year trainee, London
"The size of the firm was a big draw. It is large enough that it has the ability to attract interesting clients and significant work, yet at the same time is small enough that you can feel at ease quite quickly and get to know colleagues well. I was attracted to the ethos and culture of the firm and felt that I would fit in well."
First year trainee, London
"Friendly culture. Interesting clients you can relate to. Commercial. Meritocratic. Small intakes mean you can really stand out."
First year trainee, London

2013

"Distinctive branding, excellent clients, great training opportunities."
First year trainee, London
"The great clients, the sector they specialise in, the responsibility you get as it is a mid market firm, the type of people... lots of reasons."
First year trainee, London
"Atmosphere, quality of work, size, location."
First year trainee, Reading
"Quality of its practice across a wide variety of sectors."
Second year trainee, London
"Good quality clients, interesting work and felt very comfortable with everyone I met during interviews."
First year trainee, London
"Culture, people, clients and reputation."
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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