Are you looking for an insight into how a law firm works, and the skills that you need to be successful? Apply for one of our work experience placements.

Employability skills

This half-day virtual workshop is focused on helping you develop the skills that you need to apply for a role within a law firm. The workshop will focus on CV writing, interview preparation and presentation skills.

These sessions are aimed at students in Year 10 onwards who are considering a career working in business.

To be notified when new workshop dates are added please sign up for ‘job alerts’ here.


Insight into Legal Practice

What does it mean to be a lawyer working on a multi-million pound company merger? Or part of the legal team helping a key client deal with a contract dispute?

Gain an insight into how lawyers work in practice by attending our one-day virtual placement. Aimed at students in Years 11, 12 and 13 considering a career as a Lawyer, this placement will allow you to experience life in an international legal practice from a lawyers perspective.

To be notified when new workshop dates are added please sign up for ‘job alerts’ here.



Osborne Clarke are a member of PRIME and are involved in hosting a number of students for a period of work experience in conjunction with the Social Mobility Business Partnership. Further details about this programme can be found on the PRIME website.

Vacation Scheme

We offer structured two-week summer placements for university students considering a career as a Lawyer at Osborne Clarke. Further information about these placements, and details of how to apply, can be found here.

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Zoe Reid

Recruitment Manager (Graduate)


Tel: +44 117 917 3484

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