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London law firms manipulate retention figures

Mar 14, 2013 London law firms have been manipulating their retention rates by offering short-term contracts to trainees, according to a report by The Lawyer. Short term contracts have been offered to some trainees at

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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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Top UK law firms reduce graduate recruitment by 11%

Sep 7, 2012 Leading UK law firms are scaling back their trainee programs in response to lacklustre financial results, and Legal Week suggests that graduate recruitment in the top 20 UK firms will shrink by 11 per cent between…

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