We also offer training contracts in Hong Kong. Trainees complete a seat in the department as a whole, so could be getting involved in matters of various shapes and sizes – “it could be small aircraft or big cargo planes. Clyde & Co’s clinical negligence team practice encompasses industrial and occupational disease (“which comes up as ‘disease’ internally”).The firm almost exclusively represents defendants, including NatWest, RBS, Aviva and Wagamama. With a cohort of just five joining in Manchester each year, “you become closer as trainees in this office. Clyde & Co was founded by Scottish lawyer Richard Arthur Clyde. “There are always going to be ups and downs, but it’s mostly been very positive and I’m looking to qualify here.” Some departments run interviews for NQ positions, depending on how many apply for each role. Aimed at penultimate year law students There is a lot of great momentum happening at Clyde & Co - both globally as well as in the U.S. We run a number of vacation schemes in our London and Manchester offices each year, during which students join us for two weeks and learn about the firm and how the law is applied to our core sectors. Stay up to date with all things Competitions, with exclusive features, stories, breaking news, and videos. Locations: Bristol, Guildford, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, UK partners/solicitors/trainees: 199/717/82, Seat options: aviation; casualty; healthcare; corporate; employment; international arbitration; insurance; professional and financial disputes; marine; marine cargo; international trade; real estate; projects & construction; planning; insolvency; prop litigation; banking & finance; commodities/trade & energy; procurement; shipping & yacht finance; commercial IP; tech (data lab); catastrophic injury and large loss; volume claims & corporate risk; police, safety, health and environment regulatory, First-year salary: £38,000 (London); £24,500 (Manchester), Qualification salary: £68,000 (London); undisclosed (Manchester). Some trainees told us they were “leaving at 9 or 9.30pm on a few occasions,” and had “worked whole weekends and finished around midnight or 1am. Clyde and Melvin Inrrow as being two of the men and described the third as follows: Age about 25—30 years, height, 5 rt. [9][10] In October 2016, Simon Konsta was elected Senior Partner having previously been the firm's Head of Insurance since 2013 and a member of its Global Management Board since 2011. With a strong focus on developed and emerging markets, the firm has achieved compound average annual revenue growth of 13% over the last ten years, making it one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth. We view diversity and inclusion as critical to the international nature of our business and have created a working environment where people from different backgrounds can flourish. Partners speak to you like you’re an actual person.”. Bright Futures is a nine month programme, including. © Clyde & Co LLP, Proceeding with caution: A survey of MGA and insurance carrier opinion on the state of the MGA sector, How GC's are navigating the global risk landscape, Mental health and the return to the workplace, To close the protection gap, regulation must evolve to accommodate insurtech, NSW Bushfire Inquiry calls for greater operational capacity and planning to prevent and respond to b. Various different subgroups make up the sizeable aviation practice. [5][2][6][7] In 2019-20, Clyde & Co's revenue was £627 million (approximately $810 million), marking the firm’s 22nd successive year of growth.[8]. Clyde & Co is a global law firm with a focus on five core sectors: insurance, energy, trade & commodities, infrastructure and transport. “Trainees have to do one transactional seat to fulfil SRA requirements; otherwise, there are no compulsory seats.” Insurance departments are a likely destination for most, as there's a grand total of 30 insurance seats in London and Manchester at each rotation. 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It’s a very friendly office: because it’s open plan, you sit near partners and senior associates.” There’s a similar vibe in London: “I've worked directly with partners and head counsel in all my seats on a day-to-day basis.

At the point of offer, vac schemers rank three preferences detailing where they would like to sit over the two weeks. “It's important for applicants to highlight any transferable skills gained through work experience and extracurricular activities.”. Chambers Student, the student’s companion to the legal profession, gives the truth about law firms and the Bar. Department of Justice says money in Clyde & Co’s account allegedly linked to Malaysian fraud scandal, "Clydes and Barlows to vote on merger deal by end of July", "Clyde & Co Launches in Scotland With Simpson & Marwick merger : Clyde & Co (en)", "Clydes seals double Australia launch with team hire from Links ally Allens", "Clyde & Co opens ninth US office with Los Angeles launch", "Clyde & Co to Launch Office in Hamburg - International - The American Lawyer", Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet, Authorised Conveyancing Practitioners Board, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, British and Irish Legal Information Institute, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Clyde_%26_Co&oldid=981404899, Foreign law firms with offices in the United States, Foreign law firms with offices in Hong Kong, Articles with a promotional tone from November 2016, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Insurance, Energy, Trade & Commodities, Infrastructure and Transport, This page was last edited on 2 October 2020, at 03:10. International secondments to UK offices are available. We also run Bright Futures – a nine month programme aimed at first year law and second year non law students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds – and insight days during which students join us for a day in the office to gain insight into the culture and work of the firm. In England, the firm recruits most trainees into its London office; Manchester also takes a few, and Northerners were pleased that “it’s not London or nothing.” Look beyond the shores of Blighty and you’ll find Clyde’s presence across Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia and the Middle East. University law careers fairs 2020Clyde & Co will be attending the Legal Cheek and All About Law fairs this year. • Summer 2 Vacation Scheme – 5th -16th July. Clyde & Co in space, perhaps? “You get quite a lot of responsibility to see them through,” sources felt, but “nine times out of time you’re going to settle.” The clinical negligence practice also covers more typical medical malpractice claims for clients like the Royal Society of Arts, the Medical Protection Society and NHS trusts. Trainees mentioned that the first week “is spent getting to know the ins and outs of the department.” Vacation scheme students are allocated a supervisor, a trainee buddy and an associate mentor.

8 In., weight, about 130 pounds, build, wearing dark colored glasses. There tend to be “six or seven international seats” available each time, often including Tanzania, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong, as well as “four or five client secondments.” Where there are more applications than positions available, the firm runs telephone interviews and chats with the partner overseas. Partners speak to you like you’re an actual person.” Where some firms have a graduate recruitment team in one office that monitors all trainees remotely, Clyde & Co has “someone based in Manchester as well as London, so there’s someone here to get to know you as a person. Clydes attracts around 1,000 applications for its vacation scheme each year and recruits for the training contract (40 – 50 spaces) through the vacation scheme. The merger with BLG was reported as the largest merger between two UK law firms with an expected turnover of over £300 million. Students should be aware that Clydes takes a holistic approach to applications and it is important to showcase your ambitions to becoming a lawyer. Seats are chosen on a rolling basis. Every Friday it seems like there are drinks trolleys with 50 people from insurance alone.” Corporate is another standout on the social front, thanks partly to its annual ski trip. The firm is positioned for continued success and stability. When we Clyde we come together… at a litigation and insurance-focused firm with a global footprint and healthy work/life balance. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Manchester: Candidates undertake a group exercise, as well as an interview with a member of the Early Careers team/HR and either an associate, a senior associate or a legal director. Insight days and first-year opportunitiesWe will be running a number of Insight Days throughout 2020 and 2021 in both our London and Manchester offices. He came from a distinguished legal family, which in the last century has produced two Lords President of the Court of Session in Scotland. To get an international or client secondment, trainees submit a CV and one-page letter putting forward a business case of “what you’d bring to the team, and how it will help you and the firm in future.” No pressure.