International legal practice Osborne Clarke has revealed its autumn retention for 2016, with 11 of 12 trainees staying on as newly qualified solicitors, a 92 per cent retention rate.
The newly qualified lawyers will be spread across its three UK offices in Bristol, London, and Thames Valley. The lawyers qualifying in the Bristol office are Kiera Taylor and Ben Martin in the projects team, Rose Robson in the construction litigation team, Katharine Ramsay in corporate, and Lara Flynn in the employment team.
Those lawyers qualifying in Osborne Clarke’s London office are Sara McDiamond in corporate, Anisa Dudhia in banking, Ben Naish in planning, and Simona Corcoz in commercial litigation. The newly qualified lawyers in the Thames Valley office are Matt Johnson in commercial and Kristian Assirati in commercial litigation.
Ray Berg, UK Managing Partner, Osborne Clarke commented:
“During the past two years these trainees have shown outstanding commitment to learning and growing their skills. They are a very talented group who will support a broad range of our sector clients and I look forward to their future contributions.”
Partner Catherine Wolfenden, Training Principal at Osborne Clarke said:
“Our aim is to ensure each trainee achieves their full potential; we support them as individuals with the fundamentals and ensure they are motivated, developed and challenged with interesting and rewarding work. Trainees at Osborne Clarke are supported to enable them to have high levels of responsibility and ownership of work from the start of their time in the firm. This group of newly qualified lawyers have excelled during their training and will be a huge addition to our lawyer ranks.”