Hogan Lovells retains 78% of spring qualifiers

Hogan Lovells has kept on 78 per cent of its spring 2018 qualfiers.

The firm had 32 final-seat trainees and offered jobs to 27 of the 31 who applied for jobs, with 25 accepting.

Finance took the most newly-qualified solicitors, with nine. The corporate team took six qualifiers, as did the litigation, arbitration and employment group.

Two qualifiers go to intellectual property and one one to competition, with the final qualifier joining one of the firm’s overseas offices.

Hogan Lovells retention 2018
Spring 2018 retention so far Trainees retained Trainees left Total number of qualifiers Percentage retained
Macfarlanes 6 0 6 100
Mayer Brown 4 0 4 100
Slaughter and May 35 2 37 95
Clifford Chance 44 4 48 92
Herbert Smith Freehills 34 3 37 92
Trowers & Hamlins 6 1 7 86
Linklaters 43 8 51 84
Norton Rose Fulbright 20 4 24 83
Simmons & Simmons 10 2 12 83
Baker & McKenzie 14 3 17 82
White & Case 13 3 16 81
Allen & Overy 32 8 40 80
Hogan Lovells 25 7 32 78
Browne Jacobson 3 1 4 75