Fun Facts

2017

"Our UK managing partner does some occasional DJ'ing in Ibiza. That is certainly the rumour, at least, and he seems the sort!"
First year trainee, Bristol
"Jeremiah Osborne the Third (grandson to the founder) personally rowed Isambard Kingdom Brunel down the River Avon to survey the bank for the route of the Great Western Railway."
First year trainee, London
"There is a bee hive on the roof in Bristol."
First year trainee, Bristol
"Osborne Clarke was founded in 1748 and was Isambard Kingdom Brunel's law firm. There is a statue of him outside our offices in Bristol (next to Temple Meads station, which he designed) and another at Paddington station (which he also designed). He designed the railway line between them too."
First year trainee, Bristol
"Our international CEO regularly turns up to play cricket with the junior lawyers in the summer. He's a great batsman."
Second year trainee, Bristol

2015

"We have beehives on the roof of our Bristol office."
First year trainee, London
"I think that the firm organises great parties!"
First year trainee, London

2014

"It's a very old firm, but doesn't feel like it."
First year trainee, London
"The annual summer fancy dress party in a hotel is brilliant."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"The firm acted for Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the famous engineer connected with the great Western Railway, Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Britain."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"Despite having a reputation for being forward-thinking and a leader in technology and telecoms, we are old - the firm can trace its roots back to 1748."
First year trainee, Bristol

2013

"Osborne Clarke were Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s solicitors in the 1830s."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"The Friday food trolley which comes round the office has the BEST sausage rolls."
Second year trainee, London
"No one at the firm can agree as to what species of cat is in our logo - puma, panther, jaguar..."
First year trainee, Bristol
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