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Orrick reports 0% trainee retention

Feb 7, 2014 Orrick has reported a 0% trainee retention rate this spring, by failing to keep the only trainee in its London office. The result might not seem so bad in itself, but the statistic…

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DWF retains 70% of qualifying trainees

Sep 19, 2013 DWF has announced that it will retain 70 per cent of its qualifying trainees this autumn, keeping 32 of 46 of its qualifying cohort. 70 per cent is a significant drop from the…

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Norton Rose Fulbright raises pay for NQs

Aug 19, 2013 Norton Rose Fulbright has announced a pay rise for its newly qualified (NQ) lawyers, lifting annual compensation by £1,500 to £63,000. Salaries for first and second year trainees at the firm have stayed at £38,000 and…

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Employment stats for US graduates are looking up

Mar 17, 2011 Employment statistics for entry level lawyers rose slightly in 2010, after dropping for two consecutuve years. The National Association of Law Placement says that hiring has not returned to pre-recession levels, but…

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Slim pickings for trainees at Hogan Lovells

Dec 17, 2010 Trainees at Hogan Lovells face a tense month with reports emerging that just 24 of the group of 36 will be offered jobs with the firm. The first round of offers is already complete with 16 trainees tapped for a place…

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