If you are applying for training contracts you should keep an eye on law firm trainee retention rates as they are published. After all, the ultimate goal of completing a training contract is to become a newly qualified (NQ) lawyer so a firm's retention rate may play a role in your decision where to apply.
Linklaters is the latest Magic Circle firm to post its trainee retention numbers, retaining 84% of its 56-strong cohort.
Apply for a Macfarlanes vacation scheme by 31 January 2018.
You will be given as much hands-on experience as possible, enabling you to develop a real understanding of the firm's culture and work. You might draft a letter and then work through the draft with a solicitor or trainee; or you might do some research on a live issue for a client. Alternatively, you may be taken to client meetings or to meet counsel.
UK-based deal specialists were busy this week advising on cross-border transactions spanning three continents.
White & Case and Linklaters have deployed their global teams to act on a $2.73bn refinancing for an infrastructure project across two countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Macfarlanes has today (9 March) announced that Eversheds Sutherland corporate crime head Neill Blundell will be joining the firm in a move that will see him spearhead the launch of corporate crime and investigations practice at his new firm.
A group of elite firms both sides of the Atlantic, including Macfarlanes and Slaughter and May, face off as British engineering giant GKN has agreed to a $6.1bn merger of its automotive business with US-based car parts supplier Dana.
Macfarlanes and CMS have announced pay rises for their newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors as they reveal how many trainees will be staying on post qualification.
City outfit Macfarlanes has confirmed that all six of its March-qualifying trainees are staying on at the firm.
Graduate recruitment specialist Rare has launched an online portal designed to help high-achieving students from less well-off backgrounds access a career in law.
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