Katie's vacation scheme experience at Bird & Bird

My background I studied Medicine at the University of Leeds and spent two years working as a doctor in London prior to deciding to pursue a career in law. Law interested me due to the academically challenging but varied career being a corporate solicitor provides. In addition, I felt so many of the skills I […]

Your graduate recruitment & application questions answered

Questions about our application process, vacation schemes or when to apply? We’ve put together a list of our most frequently asked questions. If you’re question isn’t listed below, please email London.graduates@twobirds.com and our graduate team would be happy to help you. Application process What are your deadlines? Vacation Scheme (Spring and Summer): 28 December 2017 Training Contract: […]

2017 Bird & Bird Football Tournament Highlights

As Roll on Friday makes very clear, Bird & Bird is well renowned for the importance it places on the social side of the firm, and rightly so. This is perhaps best evidenced at the annual inter-office football tour. Every year a different European office plays host to the rest of the firm; in 2016 […]

Bird & Bird & Social Mobility

At Bird & Bird, we have two social mobility schemes which were designed to support underrepresented students at critical points of their education, as well as increase access to the legal profession. The Pioneer and Bursary schemes form a key part of our corporate responsibility (CR) strategy, which underpins our genuine commitment to being a […]

Theo's journey from law student to trainee

As we welcome our 2016 cohort of trainees, we thought you would like to hear about their journey from offer to trainee. Theo has just started in his first seat and will be sharing his experiences of being a new trainee at Bird & Bird over the next four weeks. The LPC The Legal Practice […]

Summer Vacation Scheme: Theo Rees-Bidder

As we welcome our 2016 cohort of trainees, we thought you would like to hear about their journey from offer to trainee. Theo has just started in his first seat and will be sharing his experiences of being a new trainee at Bird & Bird over the next four weeks. My background I studied History […]

Transitioning from trainee to NQ

The jump from trainee to newly qualified can sometimes be daunting. We have designed a development programme to support trainees through the transition. Head of Graduate Development, Lynne Walters, offers some advice on how to approach your new journey. Qualifying after 2 years of training can be unnerving, but it doesn’t have to be. Approaching the new challenge with […]