Herbert Smith Freehills keeps up strong retention run

Herbert Smith Freehills is to keep 33 of its 35 trainees qualifying this spring, or 94 per cent. All but one trainee applied for a job, and the firm made 33 offers.

The result is the latest in a series of strong retention results for the firm. It kept on 92 per cent of its qualifiers last autumn, and 93 per cent last spring.

In total, since in the 14 rounds of retention since 2009, the firm has seen 632 trainees reach qualification, with 84 per cent staying on in newly-qualified roles.

Herbert Smith Freehills retention 2015