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trainee talk

Trainee talk is brought to you by Browne Jacobson’s first and second year trainees. They will be sharing their trainee experience so that you can understand what it’s like to work here and to give you a bit more information about the journey to becoming a fully-fledged newly qualified solicitor! 

If you would like to find out more about how to become a trainee, visit our trainee page.

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Summer vacation scheme - day one

Having completed the induction in Nottingham on day 1, I travelled to London to begin my summer vacation scheme placement in the business services team.

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Summer vacation scheme - my first week on the vacation scheme – is it more than just a recruitment process?

I have now completed Week 1 of my vacation scheme at Browne Jacobson in the Nottingham office. The vacation scheme is part of the recruitment process for a training contract. But it is far more than just a stepping stone to the training contract offer.

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Summer vacation scheme - lean mean green machine

A summer vacation scheme place is a chance for a law firm and prospective trainee to get to know each other better.

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Summer vacation scheme - Browne Jacobson: Nottingham yesterday, national today and tomorrow?

In June 2018 I had the great opportunity to undertake the summer vacation scheme at Browne Jacobson at the Nottingham office in the business services department.

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What to expect from a health seat

So, the seat list has been revealed and you’re being drawn to the following three choices: Health, Advisory and Litigation - Clin Neg; Health, Advisory and Litigation - Clin Neg & Inquest; Health, Advisory and Litigation - Inquest & Advisory.

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Business development: making business personal

Whether it’s a client’s BBQ or Christmas party, business development is much more than an opportunity to socialise. It’s a unique part of trainee life that allows you to immerse yourself in the client’s world and find out what makes them, the sector and the business world tick.

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A day in the life: Insurance and Public Risk

My first seat was in Insurance and Public Risk. I was very lucky to be split between the Technical Claims and Advocacy & Regulatory teams, giving me a lot of exposure to very different types of work.

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Life in the Manchester office

In my very first seat at Browne Jacobson I headed off to our Manchester office on what was quite an adventure!

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A day in the life: Health – advisory and litigation

My first seat was in the Health: Advisory and Litigation team in Birmingham. One of the highlights of this seat was attending a five-day trial at Birmingham High Court to provide assistance to my supervisor and Counsel who were running the case.

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Why Browne Jacobson?

The route to becoming a lawyer is well known to be a challenging one.

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