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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! 

To find out more about how to become a trainee, visit our trainee page.

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Trainee 2020 social - murder in the red room

Starting our first seats as a trainee during lockdown has been a bit of a strange experience. As our cohort started our training contracts virtually, some of us have yet to go into the office and most bizarrely, we’ve not yet met face to face as a group.

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We get locked down, but we get up again...

Frequently, these strange and unprecedented times have felt like one catastrophe after another. Instead of offering up our experiences of working from home, we thought we’d give a little window into how we’ve been using up our annual leave in the midst of this madness.

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Black Lives Matter

We live in an uncertain world, not just because of the Covid-19 pandemic where the socio-economic impacts are yet to be fully understood, but also because of the light that has been shone on the systemic racism that has historically and continues to systematically perpetuate both the USA, UK and many countries worldwide.

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Tools to triumph over our familiar foe: networking

Networking… the word that strikes fear into the heart of most trainees and equally one of the most important skills of a successful lawyer. Find out more in Charlotte's post.

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The light at the end of the tunnel: qualification

Hina Ali tell us about her last two years at Browne Jacobson - whether you have found it a whirling blur of excitement or if you’ve had an experience akin to the start-stop development of HS2, at some point the great legal conveyor belt will take you to your final destination: qualification.

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Game on! Trainee social post-match analysis

Throughout the year the Trainee Social Committee organises several events for Browne Jacobson’s trainees across all five of our offices. This time around, they really excelled themselves

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A day in the life of a Commercial Disputes Resolution (CDR) trainee

Ruby O'Hara gives us an insight of her role in the Commercial Disputes Resolution team.

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A day in the life of a private client & charities trainee

Gavin Lock gives a view into working for Browne Jacobson's private clients and charities team.

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Trainee Challenge stage 3: Sleep

On Friday 11 October, 13 trainees and NQs were joined by Iain Blatherwick and Declan Vaughan to give up their home comforts and sleep under the stars to raise money for five incredible charities.

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Summer vacation scheme - developing my passion for law

My experience on the summer vacation scheme has been nothing but spectacular. From day one I felt the warm, positive, and friendly culture within the firm.

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