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"Reputational kryptonite": Firms scramble to tighten disciplinary procedures in wake of CC trainee’s Islamist rant
City firms are rushing to put in place procedures to deal with incidents such as the YouTube video of a Clifford Chance trainee expressing Islamist views.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has increased its associate pay by a greater proportion than its magic circle rivals since 2010, while Slaughter and May has fallen behind the pack, exclusive research by The Lawyer has revealed.
A group of 20 UK and US firms with a presence in London have launched a collective pro bono commitment, with an estimated 10,000 UK fee-earners signed up to a 25-hour annual target.
Baker & McKenzie has won best Trainee Recruitment Campaign at The Lawyer Management Awards.
Clifford Chance opts for BPP, leaving Linklaters as only magic circle trainee group still taught by ULaw
Clifford Chance has decided to send its trainees to BPP for their Legal Practice Course (LPC) for the next five years.
There are few more exciting developing markets than those in the Asia Pacific region.
A leading UK-based law firm has suggested it would prefer not to be branded as a ‘Magic Circle’ firm, at least not in the US.
The FT reported on Greece’s return to the global capital markets in April 2014 - but what does that actually mean?
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Clifford Chance’s decision to extend its trainee wellbeing programme is a positive step.
Not many international firms offer placements in Brazil but those that do work on matters spanning the whole of South America.
I began giving pro bono legal advice through Clifford Chance at the Tooting Legal Advice Centre during my LPC year, sitting in with advisers and assisting with follow-up research and drafting tasks.
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Clifford Chance will keep on 75 per cent of its September 2014 qualifying trainees in newly qualified roles.
Clifford Chance has launched a Middle East graduate scheme that will see trainees split their time between London and Dubai.
Clifford Chance has boosted its trainee and associate salaries, with three-year PQE associate wages crossing the £90,000 mark, to £93,500.
The winner of Clifford Chance’s Intelligent Aid competition, which sees participants win a summer vac scheme and guaranteed training contract interview with the firm, has presented her chosen charity with £1,000.
Clifford Chance is mulling the extension of its trainee stress-combating programme, launched last year to promote psychological wellbeing in the workplace.
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