Why Thames Valley?

Why Thames Valley?

Thames Valley is home to a small but focused OC team. With a distinct, high profile client base, the office has strong links to our Silicon Valley office and advises many US clients making their entry to the UK market.

Technology. Private Equity. International Work. Our small and close-knit Thames Valley team is a regional market leader.


You’ll be one of 5 trainees.

Trainee salary

Competitive in the Thames Valley market, in your first year you will receive £40,000 p.a., rising to £42,000 p.a. in your second year.

Seat programme

You’ll do seats in Corporate or Banking, Litigation, and Real Estate, plus one other.

Thames Valley trainees have been able to complete seats in the following areas:

  • Commercial
  • Corporate
  • Banking
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Employment

Postal Address

Osborne Clarke Thames Valley
3 Forbury Place 23 Forbury Road Reading

Start your legal career

Meet our people

  • Max Herfurth

    Studied an LLB before training and is now an Associate.

  • Chloe Deng

    Studied for an LLB and LLM, now a Solicitor at OC.

  • Poppy Pite

    Studied history and philosophy, before working as an employment advisor. Poppy is now a Solicitor at OC.