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Jones Day reveals autumn retention and hands NQs £7,000 pay boost

Written by: Richard Simmons
Published on: 28 Jul 2016

Taylor Wessing is to keep on 77 per cent of its qualifying trainees this autumn.

A total of 17 out of a cohort of 22 are to take on newly qualified positions at the firm.

Two trainees each go to the firm’s disputes; banking and finance; corporate commercial and projects; employment and pensions; and private equity practices.

The final seven will join the corporate technology; real estate; patents, IP and media; IT and telecoms; competition, private client; and corporate finance practices.

Graduate recruitment partner Tim Worden said: “Taylor Wessing is committed to developing high quality lawyers who will become valuable business advisors to our clients in some of the world’s most exciting and cutting-edge sectors.”




Meanwhile, Jones Day’s revealed that its retention rate for this autumn is 68 per cent. The firm confirmed to Lawyer 2B that of 16 qualifiers this autumn, 12 were offered jobs and 11 accepted.

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Of those staying on, three joined the corporate group, four went to global disputes, two to real estate and one each to business restructuring and antitrust.