International law firm Osborne Clarke is proud to announce it placed 5th in Roll on Friday's best law firms to work at annual rankings. The satisfaction survey is the most comprehensive for the sector, compiled with feedback from over 8,000 people in private practice who rate their happiness with their law firm. Osborne Clarke has a had strong record and performed extremely well in the poll over the last eight years.
Osborne Clarke's UK Managing Partner, Conrad Davies, commented: "Having recently taken over as Managing Partner in the UK, it's especially pleasing for me, to see such strong Roll on Friday results again this year. The survey is a great independent barometer for how our people experience their workplace and we listen very carefully. We want our people to feel they are supported so they can perform their best at work for their teams and clients – being curious, making connections and creating opportunities."
Osborne Clarke's strategy invests in its clients, people, communities and business. The firm is proud to count 30% of the FTSE100 as clients, and its lawyers regularly advise multinationals and market challengers at the forefront of innovation across investment, technology and ESG.
Ranked by The Times Best Law Firms across seven categories in 2023, the firm has been commended for its work across banking and finance, commercial dispute resolution; commercial property; company and commercial; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions; and technology, media and telecoms sectors. Leading independent professional legal research company, Chambers and Partners, also ranks the firm across 54 practice areas, which included 18 Band 1 Rankings for 2023.
The Osborne Clarke For Good framework is the firm's way of ensuing it's a good corporate citizen, a good employer and a good business. During the last year some of the key highlights have included, the firm setting its net zero ambition and validation of its 2030 target by the Science Based Targets Initiative. The firm also featured in the inaugural Legal 500 UK Green Guide in 2022 as a top law firm for advising on issues around climate change, governance, and sustainability.
As part of its three-year partnership with UK Youth, the firm committed to support 20 community groups with multi-year grants to address the lack of digital skills and resources for young people.
Osborne Clarke is delivering on its 2025 diversity and inclusion strategy, which centres around inclusive recruitment, retention, development and progression. The firm's ranking in the Social Mobility Employer Index rose a further 22 places to 26th in the 2022 Index, maintaining a place among the top 75 best companies for social mobility.