trainee

ULaw strikes back after CC snub

8-Sep-2014 | By Richard Simmons

Clifford Chance becomes the latest firm to drop ULaw for BPP as its LPC provider

trainees

Trainees: to have and to hold

1-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Three of the five top UK firms ramp up their trainee retention rates

ashurst

Ashurst boosts trainee and NQ pay following two-year pay freeze

16-May-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ashurst has broken its two-year pay freeze for London-based trainees and newly-qualified lawyers, upping its junior pay bands by up to 3.3 per cent.

student

The cruel bar training conundrum

12-May-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Kaplan ditching its BPTC shows why a rethink is needed to maintain quality

New York

Brown Rudnick pulls half of first-year associate offers as London set to expand

22-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Brown Rudnick has pulled offers from half of the associates set to join the firm in the autumn, a move that comes weeks after it announced plans to bolster its London IP team.

jersey channel islands

Ogier pilots paralegal scheme to nurture new talent

25-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Offshore firm Ogier is piloting a scheme to use paralegal roles as a potential stepping-stone to qualifying as a lawyer.

Television

BBC to offer legal service apprenticeships

5-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The BBC is to hire three legal services apprentices to join its in-house legal team in London, making it the latest organisation to throw its weight behind legal apprenticeships.

Battle

ULaw vs BPP: hostilities subside, war goes on and on

18-Feb-2014 | By Richard Simmons

The law school war shows no signs of ending. But we have, perhaps, reached the end of the beginning.

Nigel Savage

Commercial dynamo Savage waves goodbye to University of Law

6-Feb-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Nigel Savage – the visionary, combative and at times controversial president of the University of Law – is to retire from his post this spring after 18 years in the top slot, the institution announced today.

Allan Murray-Jones

LSB draft statutory guidance on legal education

24-Dec-2013

A response to the LSB draft statutory guidance on legal education

allen & overy

A&O turns to BPP to launch business-focused LPC and MA

16-Dec-2013 | By Richard Simmons

Allen & Overy (A&O) trainees will undertake a business-orientated Legal Practice Course, gaining a business MA at the end of their training contract, from 2015.

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Assessing apprenticeships

6-Dec-2013 | By Richard Simmons, Becky Waller-Davies

Lawyer 2B looks at the varied forms of apprenticeships in the legal market, and asks whether they are really the answer to the future of legal education.

Piccadilly circus bus theatreland

Davenport Lyons trims its trainee cohort

29-Nov-2013 | By Becky Waller-Davies

West End firm Davenport Lyons is looking to trim its trainee intake, following a “peak” of recruiting eight trainees annually.

Cuts and redundancies

Peter Jackson

Hill Dickinson cuts 40 jobs in counter-fraud team

12-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Hill Dickinson has cut 40 roles and made two redeployments to other parts of the firm following a 30-day consultation that kicked off on 21 July.

Manchester

DAC Beachcroft cuts 62 fee-earner and support roles

5-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DAC Beachcroft cut a total of 62 jobs across the business last month following a redundancy consultation that kicked off in May.

ashurst

Ashurst to axe up to 17 support staff in outsourcing drive

8-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ashurst plans to cut its out-of-hours support staff base by half, in a move intended to improve efficiency.

bristol

Parabis reviews future of Bristol and Colchester offices, affecting 41 staff

4-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Parabis has begun a consultation affecting some 41 staff over the future of its Bristol and Colchester offices.

Peter Jackson

Hill Dickinson puts 39 jobs into consultation

21-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Hill Dickinson has placed 39 roles within its counter fraud group at risk of redundancy, with the positions now subject to a 30-day consultation period that began yesterday (21 July). 

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Starr

Moves 15/09/2014

15-Sep-2014

Eversheds has hired corporate finance partner Alison Starr from Pinsent Masons

Dobson

Moves 8 September

8-Sep-2014

Taylor Wessing has hired two private client partners. Elaine Dobson (above) will join as head of residential property from Bircham Dyson Bell

Europe

European moves: 4 September 2014

4-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

Jolyon

Moves 20 August 2014

1-Sep-2014

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Europe

European moves: 7 August 2014

7-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

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