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.
Name: Chloe Birkett Degree: Law with Year Abroad Role: Future Trainee Solicitor at Bird & Bird I studied LLB Law with a Year Abroad at the University of Leicester, and I graduated in July 2018, completing my Bird & Bird Vacation Scheme the following week. I lived in Sydney, Australia, for a year as part […]
eSports have seen an unprecedented rise in popularity over the last few years. We take a look at what the future holds for this burgeoning industry and whether this ‘sport’ could one day earn a place in the Olympics.
Name: James Coxshall Role: Paralegal Apprentice Department: Commercial What made you choose an apprenticeship? Throughout school, I was convinced that would go to university and get a degree via the traditional route and then aim for a career in that field. I always had an intrigue into law but my heart had been set […]
In the highly competitive legal market, aspiring lawyers must find ways to distinguish themselves from their peers in order to make that all-important application stand out. Although there are a variety of creative ways do so, engaging with law firms early on can help students develop an insight into the legal market and learn which […]
Name: Rachel Callender Degree: BA Environmental Policy, MPhil Environmental Policy (Cantab), LLB (Hons) University: Middlebury College, Vermont USA; University of Cambridge, Queens’ College Seats to date: Dispute Resolution, Aviation, Commercial Current seat: Corporate What attracted you to a career in law? I had quite a non-conventional introduction to the law. As a child I was […]
Name: Ning-Ning Li Year of qualification: 2012 University Degree: Biochemistry Position: Associate Department: IP How long have you worked at Bird & Bird? Over 7 years now – I joined as a trainee back in September 2010. Time really flies! What was your biggest challenge as a trainee? To develop an understanding of where the […]
Name: Sophie Wells Position: Paralegal Apprentice Department: Dispute Resolution What made you choose to do your Apprenticeship with Bird & Bird? I loved how exciting and modern Bird & Bird is, and after my assessment day I decided that I did not want to work anywhere else! Everyone is friendly and down to earth, creating […]
Name: Bryan Wan Degree: LLB (Hons.) University: The University of Hong Kong Seats to date: Intellectual Property What attracted you to a career in law? Working as a lawyer is one of the most intellectually rewarding jobs. From formulating litigation strategies to devising a multi-million dollar merger, lawyers are problem-solvers, analysts and innovative thinkers. Why […]
Name: Angelica Sorn Degree: Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies (International Business) University: University of New South Wales Seats to date: 1 Current seat: Tech & Comms, Commercial What attracted you to a career in law? An interest in the law generally, which peaked in year 10 when choosing subjects to complete for my Higher […]
Application Form I felt that the initial application form gave me a great opportunity to express who I was, my motivation, and what I thought I could give to Bird & Bird. Although generic at this point, make sure you be yourself; Bird & Bird is full of personality so try to make sure it […]