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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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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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Variety is the spice of law

Having completed two seats of four, and going into the third, the reality is starting to sink in that I will soon have to think about the area of law I want to practice.

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The 'Great Get Together'

One of the brilliant things about Browne Jacobson is that there is a real ‘work hard play hard’ ethos that resonates throughout the whole firm.

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To paralegal or not to paralegal - that is the question

I often get asked whether I had any paralegal (or legal assistant as they tend to be called nowadays) experience prior to starting my training contract at Browne Jacobson.

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Bend it like Browne Jacobson

From football to netball, running to golf, there are plenty of opportunities at Browne Jacobson to flex muscles other than your brain.

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The importance of being a student

When I reached the final few months of my time at university, I was looking forward to leaving academic study behind and entering the ‘real world’.

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Giving something back...

Since starting my training contract back in September, I have learnt that the overall experience is far greater than the work that you do in each seat.

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