Another round of retention rates has been announced. For these lucky trainees, the work is just beginning!
Herbert Smith Freehills' (HSF) qualified trainee retention score has dipped to 80% while City-headquartered firm Stephenson Harwood recorded a significant increase in its autumn 2017 trainee retention rates for this autumn.
Law firms across the country have been disclosing how many individuals from their September 2016 trainee cohort will be taking up associate-level positions with them.
City firms RPC and Stephenson Harwood have unveiled their autumn 2018 retention rates.
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.
Slaughter and May will retain 34 of its 35 trainees set to qualify this March.
Stephenson Harwood has announced that all eight of its March-qualifying trainees will stay on at the firm.
City outfit Macfarlanes has confirmed that all six of its March-qualifying trainees are staying on at the firm.
Baker McKenzie has revealed that 12 of its 17 spring qualifying trainees will stay on at the firm, a score of 71%.
The national firm is increasing its annual intake of rookie lawyers and welcoming trainees to London for the first time.
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