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Wanted: Lawyers on payroll

Feb 12, 2016 According to a new report from Vacancysoft, a business intelligence company, the number of job openings for legal jobs has risen 40 percent in the past year. For the basis of the report, the firm analysed 9,900 job…

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UK firms offer trainees short-term employment

Aug 28, 2013 Roll on Friday reports that some major UK law firms are offering trainees short term contracts rather than permanent employment upon qualification. The publication asked fifty leading firms about the terms upon which…

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UK trainee retention rates hold steady in 2012

Dec 15, 2012 Trainee retention rates at top English law firms remained fairly steady this year, down 1.5 per cent on last year’s numbers to reach 79 per cent in 2012. At the same time, top firms took on 16 per cent more…

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