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  • Vinson & Elkins hands NQs 20% pay boost to £120,000

    • 19 Jul 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Vinson & Elkins is increasing its salaries for newly qualified solicitors to £120,000.

  • Slaughters retention 2017: firm posts strong results

    • 11 Jul 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Slaughter and May is to retain 91 per cent of its September 2017 qualifying trainees.

  • Ashurst raises NQ salary to £72,000

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Ashurst has raised its salaries for trainees and associates.

  • Norton Rose Fulbright and Akin Gump hand out pay rises

    • 9 Jul 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Norton Rose Fulbright has raised its salaries for trainees.

  • Election 2017: Trainee solicitor to contest marginal seat for SNP

    • 29 May 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    A trainee solicitor is bidding to become one of Parliament’s youngest MPs in the 2017 General Election.

  • Hogan Lovells bumps trainee pay

    • 25 May 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Hogan Lovells has handed its trainees a £1,000 pay rise.

  • How the busiest people get so much done

    • 8 May 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Lawyers in City firms can regularly work in excess of a twelve hour day and while most accept this is what they signed up for many lament how difficult it is to make plans outside of work and stick to them.

  • Shearman NQs get 10% pay bump to £105,000

    • 1 May 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Shearman & Sterling has raised its salaries for newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors by more than 10 per cent.

  • Mishcon posts third majority-female promotions round in a row

    • 11 Apr 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Mishcon de Reya has promoted three lawyers to partner in its 2017 promotions round.

  • Herbert Smith Freehills promotes nine in London

    • 9 Apr 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has promoted 21 lawyers to partner across its global network, including nine in London.

  • Linklaters makes up 26 in largest promos round since 2008

    • 21 Mar 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Linklaters has made up 26 associates to partner in its latest promotions round, including eight in the UK.

  • CMS, Nabarro and Olswang publish pre-merger retention figures

    • 21 Mar 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang have published their retention results ahead of their three way merger in May.

  • The Rise of the Law Firm GC

    • 13 Mar 2017

    Chris Cayley of Cayley Coughtrie talks about how the role of General Counsel is changing within law firms.

  • Reed Smith ups salaries to match rescued KWM trainees’ pay

    • 3 Mar 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Reed Smith has raised its salaries for trainees and associates.

  • BLP retains 55 per cent of spring qualifiers

    • 20 Feb 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Berwin Leighton Paisner is to keep on 55 per cent of its trainees in newly qualified (NQ) positions.

  • Clifford Chance retains 67 per cent of spring qualifiers

    • 10 Feb 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Clifford Chance is to keep on 67 per cent of its trainees reaching qualification this spring.

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner launches Manchester training contracts

    • 9 Feb 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is to recruit its first trainees in Manchester.

  • All King & Wood Mallesons trainees now have new homes as more firms step up

    • 30 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    New firms have now been found for all of the trainees who were working at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) when it collapsed.

  • Calls to LawCare advice helpline rise by 12%

    • 27 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Calls to the LawCare helpline rose by 12 per cent in 2016.

  • Five more firms step up to rescue KWM trainees

    • 18 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Five more firms have confirmed that they will be taking on King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) trainees as it finally enters administration.