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 one-day placement is focused on helping you develop the skills that you need to apply for a role within a law firm. It will include workshops focussed on CV writing, interview preparation, teamwork and presentation skills. We’ll also offer you the opportunity to network with our people so that you can find out more about their experiences.

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

We plan to release further dates in due course so please do check back regularly for additional dates.

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 2-day placement. Aimed at students in Years 11, 12 and 13 considering a career as a Lawyer, this placement will give you experience from the lawyers perspective on a deal from the point of instruction right the way through to completion.

We plan to release further dates throughout the year so please do check back regularly for additional dates.


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.


Opportunities to Shine

We give people the chance to contribute from the very outset, with class-leading support and guidance every step of the way. Regardless of role or responsibility, we make sure that everybody has the chance to make an impact and bring something to the table.

Work experience opportunities



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