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  • Project Millennial: what we learned this year

    • 23 Dec 2016
    • The Lawyer

    At the start of 2016, The Lawyer launched ‘Project Millennial’, taking five newly-qualified solicitors and vowing to follow them across the course of their careers.

  • Vinson & Elkins ups NQ salaries to £100,000

    • 9 Dec 2015
    • Richard Simmons

    Vinson & Elkins has become the latest American firm to raise its newly-qualified salary to £100,000 - a 25 per cent pay rise.

  • Hogan Lovells joins Ashurst in piloting "fairer allocation" scheme to associates

    • 13 Oct 2015
    • Rachel Moloney

    Hogan Lovells is set to be the next firm to look at how it allocates work to associates, with its real estate department to become the first team to trial the scheme.

  • March NQ jobs being advertised earlier than ever as firms scramble for best talent

    • 12 Oct 2015
    • Richard Simmons

    Newly-qualified (NQ) roles for March are being advertised six months ahead of time, as a result of increased competition in the UK legal market.

  • Searching for an NQ job: getting the best from recruitment agencies

    • 30 Sep 2015
    • Husnara Begum

    Some legal recruitment consultants won’t be thanking me for what I’m about to say but I’ve never been one to shy away from controversy.

  • Final seat trainees: here's how to find an NQ job at a new firm

    • 21 Sep 2015
    • Husnara Begum

    So if you’ve just entered your final seat and wondering what’s going to happen once you’ve finished your training then please take note.

  • Survival tips for starting again as a NQ at a new firm

    • 6 Sep 2015
    • Lawyer 2B

    In October last year I qualified as a solicitor and made the decision to move to Latham & Watkins from the firm where I had spent my training contract.

  • My Career Story: "I took a career break"

    • 6 Sep 2015
    • Becky Waller-Davies

    The Lawyer’s new feature, My Career Stories, will explore the personality and rationale behind impressive careers every week. This week, Top Right general counsel Nilema Bhakta-Jones charts her journey from pupillage to in-house via the Government Legal Service and the City.

  • How firms can do more to help newly qualified solicitors

    • 6 Sep 2015
    • Ruth Fenton

    With September now here many trainees are taking up positions as newly-qualified solicitors. It’s an exciting time for most trainees - finally, after years of studying and hard work they have achieved their goal.