Nabarro posts perfect score as Camerons drags three-way trainee retention rate down to 84%

Nabarro posts perfect score as Camerons drags three-way trainee retention rate down to 84%

Trainees at Nabarro and Olswang certainly seem set on the prospect of a three way merger with CMS Cameron McKenna, with 100% and 88% respectively from the two firms accepting offers as newly qualified (NQ) solicitors. Continue reading “Nabarro posts perfect score as Camerons drags three-way trainee retention rate down to 84%”

Freshfields and A&O latest in the Magic Circle to post spring trainee retention rates, keeping on 84% and 82% respectively

Freshfields and A&O latest in the Magic Circle to post spring trainee retention rates, keeping on 84% and 82% respectively

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy (A&O) have both kept on 31 members of their spring trainee intake, with retention rates of 84% and 82% respectively. Continue reading “Freshfields and A&O latest in the Magic Circle to post spring trainee retention rates, keeping on 84% and 82% respectively”

Trainee retention: BLP keeps on 55% as Clifford Chance’s rate also slips

Trainee retention: BLP keeps on 55% as Clifford Chance’s rate also slips

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has revealed the weakest trainee retention rates for spring so far, with the firm holding on to just 55% of its trainee cohort. Only 11 out of 20 trainees are to join BLP as newly-qualified (NQ) lawyers, after 70% were kept on in spring 2016, 61% in 2015 and 89% in 2014. Continue reading “Trainee retention: BLP keeps on 55% as Clifford Chance’s rate also slips”

Trainee retention: Pinsent Masons posts ‘disappointing’ 50% rate as Norton Rose, Ashurst release figures

Trainee retention: Pinsent Masons posts ‘disappointing’ 50% rate as Norton Rose, Ashurst release figures

In the latest run of trainee retention rate releases, Pinsent Masons has recorded a ‘disappointing’ rate of 50% of its spring qualifiers, with just five of its 10-strong cohort accepting offers within the firm. Elsewhere, Norton Rose Fulbirght has kept on 96% of its 23-strong cohort as Ashurst retained 79%.

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