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Slaughters records 81 per cent retention

10-Feb-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Slaughter and May has revealed that it will retain 81 per cent of its spring 2015 qualifying trainees, keeping on 34 of 42 trainees.


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

25-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

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


Mayer Brown set to launch blind CV policy to boost social diversity

5-Mar-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Mayer Brown’s London office is close to implementing a blind CV policy in a bid to counter bias towards trainee applicants who received an Oxbridge degree or were educated privately. 


Mayer Brown retains two of five qualifiers

21-Feb-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Mayer Brown has retained just two of its five spring 2014 qualifying trainees, while placing a third on a fixed term six-month contract.


Mayer Brown and DAC Beachcroft launch apprenticeships

12-Sep-2013 | By Richard Simmons

Mayer Brown and DAC Beachcroft have become the latest firms to launch apprenticeship schemes. Five school leavers have started two-year apprenticeships in DAC Beachcroft’s Bristol and Newport offices, working in claims solutions and corporate recovery and insolvency teams.

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Megan Paul

Key legal documents: Articles of Association


A series looking at key legal documents. This week: Articles of Association 


L2B explains the FT: What does Russia's sovereign credit rating being downgraded to 'junk' mean?


The FT has reported that Russia’s sovereign credit rating has been downgraded to “junk”. But what does that actually mean, what repercussions does it have, and what do lawyers have to consider?


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    When I was offered an opportunity to spread my professional wings and work from our Chicago office, I jumped at it, without a moment’s hesitation, writes Mayer Brown associate Megan Paul.

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    On secondment at Unilever

    Salma Daneshmand spent six months on secondment to Unilever as part of her training contract with Mayer Brown.

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Sao Paulo Brazil

Working in emerging markets

28-Oct-2014 | By Richard Simmons

The challenges and opportunities for law firms

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Anatomy of a Deal | The rescue and sale of ATP Oil & Gas UK video

6-Jun-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The sale of North Sea energy company ATP Oil & Gas UK landed on the desks of Mayer Brown’s London restructuring team in August 2012, after colleagues in the US were instructed on the bankruptcy of its US parent company ATP Oil & Gas Corporation.

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Anatomy of a deal | That's entertainment: eOne’s acquisition of Alliance Films

18-Feb-2013 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Film distributor eOne’s acquisition of Alliance Films gave Mayer Brown’s trainees the chance to experience life at the coalface of a deal, and the opportunity to rub shoulders with the stars


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Mayer Brown offers City trainees £10k deferral incentive

18-Jul-2012 | By Laura Manning

Mayer Brown has offered its prospective London trainee solicitors £10,000 to defer their September 2013 start date by one year.


US firms pledge commitment to London with trainee intake hike


US firms have underscored their dedication to London with a number of firms vowing to ramp up their trainee intakes during the next three years.