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
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The Law Society has launched a campaign to warn those considering a legal career to think carefully before committing their time and money. It will draw attention to the intense competition faced by those seeking to
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
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
Norton Rose offers trainees for 2009 and 2010 up to £10,000 to defer the start dates of their training contracts, writes legalweek.
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
A record 40 per cent of graduates at a leading Indian law school are now taking up training contracts with international law firms such as Linklaters and Clifford Chance...