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Orrick reports 0% trainee retention

Feb 7, 2014 Orrick has reported a 0% trainee retention rate this spring, by failing to keep the only trainee in its London office. The result might not seem so bad in itself, but the statistic…

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UK firms offer trainees short-term employment

Aug 28, 2013 Roll on Friday reports that some major UK law firms are offering trainees short term contracts rather than permanent employment upon qualification. The publication asked fifty leading firms about the terms upon which…

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QualitySolicitors Redkite to make redundancies

Jun 17, 2013 Wales law firm QualitySolicitors Redkite has entered a redundancy consultation that could lead to job losses for 24 of the firm's 120 staff: twelve jobs are at risk in Pembrokeshire and a further 12 in…

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Malaysia moves to open legal market

Jul 23, 2012 Malaysia is making moves to liberalise its legal services market, tabling a bill that would offer foreign law firms a number of ways to operate in the country. The Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2012 provides for…

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UK partner promotions up by 38% this year

May 30, 2011 The number of partner promotions in the UK’s 50 largest firms rose by 38 per cent this year, according to a report in Legal Week. The 2011 promotions round saw 495 lawyers made up to partner, up from 358 the…

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