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The next step in gender equality at law firms

Nov 1, 2010 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…

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Beechcroft defers trainees

Jul 6, 2010 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…

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CMS Cameron McKenna retains 77% of trainees

Aug 31, 2009 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.

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Linklaters retains 80 per cent of its trainees

Jul 16, 2009 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…

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Clifford Chance to retain only 70% of trainees

Jun 23, 2009 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…

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