Insight Scheme

About Us

Osborne Clarke is an award-winning multinational law firm. We’ve grown rapidly, with 20 global offices and we’re proud to say that our influence and impact can now be applied almost anywhere. The core sectors we work in all thrive on innovation; digital business, energy, financial services, life sciences, real estate, recruitment and transport. Our sector teams include lawyers from all legal disciplines, effortlessly blending expertise, insight and enthusiasm. Crucially, we think sector-first, organising ourselves around the current affairs and future challenges of the industries we serve, rather than traditional legal practice areas. It helps keep us one step ahead. 

Like any private practice, legal expertise is at the heart of everything we do. But what makes us distinctive? For a start, you can expect to get involved in truly fascinating work. The variety of our deals and the diversity of our clients provide an exciting and immersive commercial framework. This is a firm where fresh ideas (and the confidence and conviction to see them through) are highly prized, and we’re never afraid to take a view. It is also firm with a coherent commercial vision, with a clear direction, supported by a compelling sense of purpose and identity. Put simply, we’re going places. And you can put our positive, can-do attitude down to sustained success, in terms of both profile and performance. Finally, there’s our culture. When we asked our recent recruits what attracted them to us, they used words like ‘friendly’, ‘inclusive’, ‘open’ and ‘fun’. To our clients we are ‘approachable’, ‘proactive’, ‘understanding’ and ‘formidable’.

Our Insight Scheme

Our two-day Insight Scheme for first-year law and second-year non-law students is designed to give you an insight into life as a lawyer at Osborne Clarke. As part of the placement we'll also equip you with the tools you need to apply for a place on our vacation scheme. 

The emphasis of our scheme is on work experience, so we're proud that our placement allows you to gain hands-on experience in one of our teams. The other important aspect to the scheme is the insight that you'll get from Partners and our recruitment team, and the opportunity to informally network with our trainees to find out more about their experiences.

Each two-day placement will run over the Easter break in London and Bristol.

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