Linklaters and CC release trainee retention figures
Linklaters and Clifford Chance have announced strong trainee retention figures, with both firms coming in over 80 per cent.
Clifford Chance is keeping 54 of its 66 trainees (82%), up from 76% in the March intake and 77% in September.
Linklaters is keeping on 49 of its 59 qualifying trainees, making for a retention rate of 83%. This result is slightly lower than last year, when the firm kept on 86% (49 of 57), but it is higher than last September's 78% rate.