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RPC and post-Dundas CMS reveal retention

28-Jul-2014 5:27 pm | By Becky Waller-Davies

CMS Cameron McKenna has posted a retention rate of 67 per cent for autumn 2014, following its merger with Scottish firm Dundas & Wilson, which nearly doubled its NQ intake size.

London

Mayer Brown cuts trainee intake from 2016 as it retains 55 per cent of autumn qualifiers

25-Jul-2014 10:34 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

The London office of Mayer Brown will cut its autumn trainee intake by half from September 2016.

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Wragges' Glee over Twentieth Century Fox High Court win

25-Jul-2014 0:03 am | By Katy Dowell

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has won a David and Goliath legal battle for comedy club operators Comic Enterprises against Twentieth Century Fox.  

Fetter Lane

Weil Gotshal announces 100% retention for autumn 2014

24-Jul-2014 4:53 pm | By Richard Simmons

Weil Gotshal & Manges and Collyer Bristow will both retain 100 per cent of their qualifying trainees this autumn.

Linklaters

Linklaters first of the magic circle to post NQ retention for autumn 2014

23-Jul-2014 3:23 pm | By Amy Carlse

Linklaters has revealed that it will retain 93 per cent of its final-seat trainees in newly-qualified (NQ) positions this autumn, becoming the first magic circle firm to announce retention figures this year.

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Clifford Chance launches Dubai-based training contract

22-Jul-2014 1:03 pm | By Richard Simmons

Clifford Chance has launched a Middle East graduate scheme that will see trainees split their time between London and Dubai.

London

Taylor Wessing's retention rockets to 91 per cent

21-Jul-2014 11:17 am | By Amy Carlse

Taylor Wessing has revealed that will retain 91 per cent of its trainees in newly-qualified positions this autumn.

High Court

Billionaire oligarch switches from Sidley to HSF for mammoth hotel battle

21-Jul-2014 0:03 am | By Kate Beioley

Naomi Campbell’s oligarch ex Vladislav Doronin has dropped Sidley Austin for Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) for the latest round of his High Court battle with his business partners.

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City firms unite with in-house teams to launch social mobility placements

29-Jul-2014 1:03 pm | By Becky Waller-Davies

Media and technology companies such as Yahoo, ITV and Microsoft have partnered with City firms Slaughter and May, Bird & Bird and Olswang to create legal work placements for students from underprivileged backgrounds.

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Charity and politics: can they mix?

29-Jul-2014

There is a prohibition on charities existing for political purposes, but is the law behind the times?

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28-Jul-2014

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CV-blind policies are just one step in right direction

25-Jul-2014

Lawyers from diverse backgrounds are an untapped resource but more needs to be done to achieve equal footing.

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RPC and post-Dundas CMS reveal retention

28-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

CMS Cameron McKenna has posted a retention rate of 67 per cent for autumn 2014, following its merger with Scottish firm Dundas & Wilson, which nearly doubled its NQ intake size.

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Many law firms bill themselves as global, but does a firm’s international footprint really make a difference to the lives of its most junior lawyers?

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In the news: The Data Retention and Investigations Powers Bill

17-Jul-2014

The Data Retention and Investigations Powers Bill hit the headlines last week - but what's it all about?

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Clipped wings: Vulture funds and issues surrounding them

11-Jul-2014

Following recent developments, the UK courts are likely to prove far less fruitful hunting grounds for distressed debt funds.

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Google and an EU ‘right to be forgotten’?

10-Jul-2014

In May the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a surprising ruling in the data protection case, Costeja, which concerned Google’s search engine.

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Last Orders for the Great British Pub?

8-Jul-2014

Changes in legislation have affected the pub industry for the worse over the last decade, but recent proposals look more promising.

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Cake or biscuit? The Scottish court decides

2-Jul-2014

HM Revenue & Customs is forced to defend its policy of charging VAT on biscuits and not cakes in what is a tough taste challenge for the Scottish courts

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