UK firms Wragges and Stephenson Harwood announce retention rates

January 18, 2011 Wragge & Co has offered a permanent position to five out of seven (72%) of the qualifying trainees, with all five accepting. One of the seven decided not to apply for a permanent position. Meanwhile, Stephenson Harwood has announced a retention rate of 100%, with five out of five qualifying trainees offered a position and all accepting.

This news follows a string of announcements on retention rates: Allen & Overy offering 56 out of 64 (88%) qualifying trainees a permanent position, and 54 accepting. Simmons & Simmons reported an 80% retention rate, with the firm offering permanent positions to 12 out of 15 qualifying trainees, and all accepting.

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