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UK trainee retention figures emerge

Aug 9, 2011 UK traineee retention figures are all over the map, with some firms offering places to their entire trainee group while others announce that their trainees will be left out in the cold this recruitment season. New…

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Criminal law barristers under pressure in the UK

Apr 21, 2011 Interesting article here from the Guardian, which takes a look at compensation for criminal barristers. The article points out that only a tiny proportion of criminal law barristers are earning top salaries, and that…

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UK College of Law admits students with poor grades

Mar 22, 2011 The director of business development at the College of Law i the UK, Sarah Hutchinson, has said that 68.4 per cent of students earned a first or upper second class degree at university. This admission means that around…

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Top UK firms improve trainee retention rates

Mar 3, 2011 Trainee retention rates at the 30 largest firms in the UK are up 10 per cent on last year’s figures, 84% of qualifying trainees were offered jobs this year and 83 per cent of the group accepted offers. This can be…

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Slim pickings for trainees at Hogan Lovells

Dec 17, 2010 Trainees at Hogan Lovells face a tense month with reports emerging that just 24 of the group of 36 will be offered jobs with the firm. The first round of offers is already complete with 16 trainees tapped for a place…

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Halliwells trainees brought in from the cold

Nov 22, 2010 Graduates chosen for the trainee program at Halliwells thought that their plans had gone up in smoke when the firm hit the wall this year. But many of them have now secured training contracts with other firms after

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