Slaughter and May news
Slaughter and May has reviewed its salaries for 2015, with newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors to be paid £70,000, up by £5,000 on 2014.
Slaughter and May is visiting elite US law schools in a bid to assess talent after 10 years of staying away from the US recruitment fair market.
Slaughter and May has revealed that it will retain 81 per cent of its spring 2015 qualifying trainees, keeping on 34 of 42 trainees.
Students from two UK universities made the final of the 2015 World Universities Debating Championships in Malaysia.
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.
Slaughter and May is to keep on 97 per cent of its qualifying trainees this autumn.
Media and technology companies such as Yahoo and ITV have partnered with City firms to create legal work placements for students from underprivileged backgrounds.
Slaughter and May has increased its trainee and associate remuneration for the second time in two years, with newly-qualified lawyers receiving a pay hike of up to 3.2 per cent.
Slaughter and May has revealed a 95 per cent retention rate for its spring 2014 qualifiers, keeping 38 of 40 trainees.
Ashurst, Clifford Chance, Freshfields and Hogan Lovells are assessing a new way of monitoring graduate candidates.
Nine law firms feature in The Times’ rankings of the top 100 graduate employers, released today.
Slaughter and May has revealed an 88 per cent retention rate, matching its performance last autumn.
Slaughter and May has boosted trainee and associate pay for the first time since 2011, with junior lawyers getting a two per cent wage hike.
Over 300 students will benefit from meeting partners, trainees and graduate recruitment at top firms at an event aimed at former state school pupils later this month.
Slaughter and May and Freshfields have announced their March retention rates.
Diversity programmes should be changed for “talent strategies” to increase women partner numbers, according to a group of law firms.
Slaughter and May has announced a cut to its bonuses for associates, trainees and support staff, citing market uncertainty for the decision.
According to research into branding which has compared favourite chocolates with well-known law firms, Berwin Leighton Paisner was compared by a focus panel to Hotel Chocolat because of its high quality, creative image.
Slaughter and May has achieved an 87.5 per cent newly qualified (NQ) retention rate for September 2012.
Slaughter and May has kept the majority of its associate pay bands steady at last year’s levels, with the magic circle firm announcing a slight increase in the pay taken home by associates with two years’ post-qualification experience (PQE).
Slaughter and May has revealed a 90 per cent newly qualified (NQ) retention rate for March 2012.
Slaughter and May is to retain 100 per cent of its autumn 2011 qualifiers.
Slaughter and May’s retention rate for March 2011 qualifiers has offered a ray of hope for final seat trainees.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has come forward as the latest magic circle firm to reveal its newly qualified (NQ) retention rate for September 2010.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has come forward as the first magic circle firm to confirm its newly qualified (NQ) retention rates for March 2010.
Linklaters has offered jobs to nearly 80 per cent of its trainees, the highest retention rate in the magic circle.
Newly qualified (NQ) retention rates for September 2009 qualifiers at a number of leading law firms have plummeted as worsening economic conditions hit the employment market.
Slaughter and May has strengthened its transatlantic best friend ties by launching a trainee secondment scheme with two major US law firms.