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White & Case expands trainee intake as PE capacity boosted following Linklaters hires

31-Jul-2014 0:02 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

White & Case has beefed up its private equity capacity at newly-qualified level following its recruitment of Linklaters partners Ian Bagshaw and Richard Youle, and is also expanding its trainee intake this summer.

Bristol

Burges Salmon to increase trainee intake size, as it posts high retention

30-Jul-2014 4:41 pm | By Becky Waller-Davies

Bristol firm Burges Salmon has increased its trainee intake for this year, from 24 to 27, and hopes to recruit 30 trainees by 2017.

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Midnight training contract deadline looms as intake numbers shrink

30-Jul-2014 11:53 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

The date for would-be lawyers to submit their training contract applications is imminent, with most applicants facing a deadline of midnight tomorrow.

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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 and ITV have partnered with City firms to create legal work placements for students from underprivileged backgrounds.

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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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20th Century Fox

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.

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Dentons

Dentons reveals rise in retention

31-Jul-2014 5:07 pm | By Becky Waller-Davies

Dentons has posted a retention rate of 85 per cent, keeping 22 of its 26-trainee intake.

Boxing

Sporting bodies deliver knock-out blow to the courts

31-Jul-2014 | By Daniel De Saulles

Recent case of Bruce Baker v British Boxing Board of Control yet again reaffirms the primacy of sporting bodies over domestic courts’ decisions.

parliament

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

Lawyer 2B launches some quick-fire questions at Cleary Gottlieb trainee Sam Meiklejohn

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Bristol

Burges Salmon to increase trainee intake size, as it posts high retention

30-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Bristol firm Burges Salmon has increased its trainee intake for this year, from 24 to 27, and hopes to recruit 30 trainees by 2017.

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Boxing

Sporting bodies deliver knock-out blow to the courts

31-Jul-2014

Recent case of Bruce Baker v British Boxing Board of Control yet again reaffirms the primacy of sporting bodies over domestic courts’ decisions.

parliament

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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Life in a global law firm video

24-Jul-2014

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?

Vulture

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.

Google

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.

Pub

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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