Osborne Clarke (OC)’s leadership duo had two reasons to party in Brussels overnight: it has been five years since the firm opened an office there, and the latest financial results confirmed a five-year average of double-digit revenue growth.
Osborne Clarke has made up eight partners in an improved promotion round which includes one lawyer on maternity leave and two who are working part-time.
The leadership at Osborne Clarke (OC) is conscious of any complacency creeping in after more than doubling in size in the last five years.
Having covered more miles than a general election canvasser, Lex completes its review of the regions in the South of England (excluding London), where trainees enjoy a healthy work-life balance and top-notch career prospects. Report by Kate Durcan.
‘Forward thinking’, ‘technologically advanced’ and ‘digitally savvy’, but a few of the phrases quoted by trainees at Osborne Clarke to describe the firm in recent Lex 100 surveys. Far from just a marketing campaign, the international firm’s progressive nature is routinely lauded by clients and employees alike and pervades Osborne Clarke from top to bottom.
White & Case has published a 100% retention rate for the trainee group set to qualify in February, with all 13 accepting positions at the firm.Commenting on the announcement, partner and trainee solicitor programme head Justin Benson says: “The calibre of trainees which our trainee programme attracts is outstanding and I’m pleased that all 13 graduates have chosen to continue to develop their careers at White & Case. We continue to see growing demand for English law expertise in cross-border transactions and aim to provide our trainees with the skills and experience they need to become successful lawyers.”
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