Insight programme

Osborne Clarke is a successful law firm with a global footprint and a clear strategic vision, working alongside interesting clients on their most vital matters. We are a firm that never stands still, that cares about its people, and invests in the future.

At Osborne Clarke the challenges of tomorrow are the focus of today. By zeroing in on Digitalisation, Decarbonisation and Urban Dynamics as the key areas transforming the way we live, work and do business, we've been able to hone our knowledge and expertise to the changes that will have the biggest impact for both our clients, and the world around us. Our three-dimensional approach to client service combines sharp legal expertise, in-depth understanding of our clients and the sectors they operate in, and the global issues driving transformation across their business.

Like any private practice, legal expertise is at the heart of everything we do. But what makes us distinctive? For a start, you will 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 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. Finally, there's our culture. We know first-hand what inviting a diversity of perspectives delivers – creativity, innovation and a truly inspiring workplace. That’s why there's no one type of Osborne Clarke lawyer. And why your story, your ideas and who you are matters from Day 1.

Our Insight Scheme

Our Insight Scheme for first-year law and first and second-year non-law students offers the opportunity to experience life at Osborne Clarke. Through presentations and insight sessions with our Partners and recruitment team, we'll equip you with the tools you need to apply for a place on our vacation scheme. We'll also give you the opportunity to informally network with our trainees so that you can find out what it's like to train and work at Osborne Clarke.

What we're looking for

We're looking for the qualities that make a great Osborne Clarke lawyer. The ability to listen, learn and collaborate; a passion for client service; a genuine interest in the business environment; a problem-solving approach; and – of course – the drive and motivation to succeed. We have no minimum academic criteria, and use the Rare Contextual System to allow added appreciation of the context in which your academic achievements have been gained.

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