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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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Allen & Overy to retain only 70% of trainees

Mar 6, 2009 Allen & Overy said it is likely to only hold on to 70% of its trainees qualifying in September 2009 and March 2010. In February, Allen & Overy layed off 247 associates and partners, almost 10 per cent of its global…

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UK law firms not cutting back on training contracts

Jan 16, 2009 Trainee numbers are likely to hold up at UK law firms. Many law firms were bitten in the last economic downturn when they found themselves short of lawyers as the climate improved, writes The Times. In the year to…

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