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Linklaters retains 93% of Autumn qualifiers

Jul 24, 2014 Linklaters has announced that it will retain 93 per cent of its trainees this autumn, offering 54 of 57 trainees a position as a newly qualified lawyer, and seeing 53 accept the offer. Linklaters is the first among…

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US summer associates see good job offer rates

Feb 28, 2014 Finally some good news for US law students: the job offer rate for students that did a summer associateship in 2013 is nearly as high as it was before the financial crisis. The offer rate for those students was…

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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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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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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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