Slaughter and May has announced an imminent increase in its firmwide bonus, as well as a marginal increase in the baseline salary for associates. All fee earners,
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Women graduates make up about 60% of the trainee intake at large London law firms, and have accounted for over half of the intake at these firms for over a decade. It's pretty shocking, then, that just 18% of these
Weil, Gotshal & Manges associates have made the rather embarrassing realisation that by failing to complete the Professional Skills Course they have never beenA number of
Linklaters has retained 87 per cent of its newly qualified solicitors, with 63 of the 69 qualifiers offered a place with the firm, and 60 accepting the offered roles. Magic circle
Beachcroft has asked a third of its trainees, who were due to start with the firm in two months' time, to defer their training contracts for a year. And it has prematurely ended
Baker & McKenzie, which kept on 20 out of 21 qualifiers,Trainee retention figures are trickling into the public domain, and Roll on Friday is keeping score. Top honours going to
Olswang has announced that 14 of the 24 qualifying trainees – just 58 per cent – will secure a place with the firm after September. RollOnFriday reports that 19 places were
Simmons & Simmons is putting 25 incoming trainees onto its MBA programme with BPP this September, with the firm moving to make the MBA a permanent option within itsCity firm
Herbert Smith has become the second major UK law firm, after Hammonds, to confirm that it has launched a further round of trainee solicitor deferrals. TheThe top 10 City law
UK law firm CMS Cameron McKenna is offering 21 out of 30 newly-qualified trainees jobs as associates, a retention rate that places the firm largely in line with its City competitors this summer, reports legalweek.
Lovells’ retention rate for trainee solicitors qualifying in autumn has decreased to 69 per cent, placing the firm UK in line with other City firms like Freshfields (70 per cent), Allen & Overy (77 per cent), Ashurst
Linklaters has offered jobs to nearly 80 per cent of its trainees, the highest retention rate in the "magic circle" of UK law firms. According to The Lawyer, Linklaters kept 50 of the 66 trainees due to qualify in
US law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges reduces pay for UK trainee solicitors due to qualify in September 2009 by 5.6 per cent from £90,000 to £85,000.
Magic circle firm Clifford Chance has announced that it is to retain only 70% of trainees from its September intake, following City rivals Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith and Allen & Overy, which have all