This is our graduate recruitment blog. Here you’ll see articles from trainees, associates, partners and our graduate recruitment team, keeping you up to date with the latest news and developments 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 […]
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.firstname.lastname@example.org 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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
As we welcome our 2016 cohort of trainees, we thought you would like to hear about their journey from offer 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 […]
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 […]
Paul Sweeden is among our most recent cohort of Newly Qualified solicitors (NQs) in London. He first joined Bird & Bird in 1996 and has taken a fascinating path to becoming a lawyer. We spoke to him about his route to qualification, favourite experiences at Bird & Bird and ambitions for the future. Tell us about your path […]
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 […]