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.
City firm Lewis Silkin is to follow in the footsteps of Simmons & Simmons, Covington & Burling and Pinsent Masons by launching a Dublin office.
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.
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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