Trainees and newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors at several City law firms continue to enjoy salary increases as the legal industry’s major players vie to attract and retain their top talent.
In the latest flurry of deals, Travers Smith has represented popular mobile app Shazam on its buyout by tech giant Apple, while a raft of international firms have benefitted from recent transactional activity.
Harlequins rugby club and Norton Rose Fulbright have been partners for over ten years. The partnership is built around the pillars of quality, unity and integrity, values which unite both organisations. But what is it that makes us a truly great pairing?
Expansive global giant Dentons is positioned for another regional merger, with Norton Rose Fulbright’s (NRF) 26-lawyer strong Venezuelan practice the new addition, as Dentons moves to bolster its offering in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) is making an ‘offensive move’ against the Big Four on legal operations consulting with the hire of the well-regarded former Barclays’ head of external engagement, Stéphanie Hamon (pictured).
The rundown of this week's top news stories.
In a quiet week for lateral recruitment, Weil, Gotshal & Manges hired from Ashurst in the City as other firms made notable moves further abroad.
August has proved to be active with big-ticket deals prompting inbound investment to the UK with the disposal of John Wood Group’s nuclear business to US-based Jacobs Engineering Group, as well as the sale of Greene King to Hong Kong’s CKA Group.
You've done your homework, studied the stats, read up on practice areas, and compared the firms that've caught your eye – now, it's time to put your best foot and application forward.
There's no delaying the inevitable, and, as graduate recruiters were keen to tell us when we collected our list of relevant tips, procrastination rarely improves an application. So, take the time to browse over these deadlines, make a schedule and pace yourself accordingly – you'll do great.
Our thanks to Norton Rose Fulbright for sponsoring this table.
As good bargains go, vacation schemes stand out as amazing 3-for-1 deals: for just a few weeks of your time, you get to improve your resume, brush up your legal skills and, best of all, you can see first-hand what life's truly like at your favourite law firm before committing to the full training contract experience.
Because we know a number of you are set on giving vacation schemes a try, we've put together a collection of application deadlines to help you along. Many thanks to Taylor Wessing for sponsoring the Vacation Scheme Deadlines table.
Under the Equality Act 2010, companies with more than 250 employees were required to publish data on their gender pay gap. The first reports became due in April 2018.
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