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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
The Law Society and the Bar Council officially joined forces this week to launch the Careers Advice Network aimed at advising law graduates and co-ordinating information between law schools and graduate careers advisers.
Simon Baker, chairman of the Law Society's training committee, said: "We are offering a small dedicated central careers information staff, redesigned publications, improved handling of enquiries, the development of a Law Society Internet site, networking and a vacation placement list." he added.
Research has shown 23.7 per cent of law graduates in 1995 were in clerical and secretarial occupations six months after graduating; 8.3 per cent were working in business and finance; 1.4 per cent moved into the arts or sports and 2.4 per cent worked in social welfare.