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2015

"I was encouraged to apply to Orrick because of the small trainee intake; I didn't want to be a face in the crowd."
Second year trainee, London
"I attended a really good presentation at law school by the Orrick training principal - he was enthusiastic, funny and interesting and I instantly then went to research the firm further. The firm's global reach and interesting work, together with the friendly culture encouraged me to apply here."
First year trainee, London
"The work seemed interesting, and the culture sounded like a good fit: West Coast US firm, fairly relaxed and informal. The size of the office as against the size of the firm globally was a big selling point, since it looked like we would be getting a lot of responsibility with some big clients early on. Plus, the interview process was probably the nicest interview I had."
Second year trainee, London
"Working for a global firm with a small London office seemed like I would get the best of both worlds."
Second year trainee, London
"I applied here because of the type of work Orrick does. Being involved with a lot of transactional work on the technology companies side of things was one of the reasons that drew me to the firm."
First year trainee, London
"Quite honestly, I did not know that I really wanted to train at Orrick until the first interview. The firm ticked the boxes of having a small intake and small office, but doing international work with prestigious clients. But at that interview I caught a glimpse of the demanding yet welcoming and supportive culture of the firm, and felt it would be the right fit for me."
First year trainee, London

2014

"I chose Orrick because of their small office but big US reputation as it leads to a good quality of work."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm are international and have a good reputation."
Second year trainee, London
"I liked the fact that it is a small office with great international work and a lot of responsibility is given from the start."
First year trainee, London
"The firm seemed very friendly on the open day, and there is a strong and interesting Real Estate team. Plus, I was attracted to the fact that it is a global firm."
First year trainee, London
"The size of the London office compared with its global reach made it very appealing. To get hands on experience from day one, but also to have heard of several of your clients is a really thrilling combination."
First year trainee, London
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