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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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DWF's controversial pay rate disparity

Aug 23, 2013 Roll on Friday reports that the trainees qualifying at DWF next month will be paid more than some first and second year lawyers. The pay disparity arises from DWF’s acquisition of…

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Orrick posts 0% retention rate

Aug 20, 2013 Orrick has revealed a shocking 0% trainee retention rate for its qualifying trainees this September. The five qualifying trainees will miss out on a job offer as a result of the firm’s…

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Magic Circle 'wasted' £10m on trainees last year

Apr 30, 2013 A report by The Lawyer shows that trainee attrition cost magic circle law firms more than £10m between them last year. The report looks at how much each firm invested in training, including the LPC course fee,…

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