Why Bristol?

Why Bristol?

Bristol is a thriving city and one of the most vibrant legal centres outside of London. From our Bristol office we advise national and international clients, as well as the high-growth and entrepreneurial businesses that are putting the South West on the map. Our Bristol team includes some of our key corporate, commercial and litigation Partners, as well as specialist teams in areas like pensions, tax and residential development.


You’ll be one of 20 trainees.

Trainee salary

Competitive in the Bristol market, in your first year you will receive £38,000 p.a., rising to £39,250 p.a. in your second year.

Seat programme

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

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

• Corporate (including Private Equity and Financial Institutions)
• Real Estate and Planning
• Commercial Disputes
• Employment
• Pensions
• Commercial
• Competition
• Construction Disputes
• Property Disputes
• Banking
• Projects
• Corporate Tax and Incentives

What else?

Bristol is where Osborne Clarke was founded and you’ll find a statue of one of our early clients, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, right outside our office. There’s always something happening at our Bristol office, from our legal battle of the bands in aid of our location charity, to informal team evenings in one of Bristol’s many great bars and restaurants.

Osborne Clarke Bristol
2 Temple Back East Bristol

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