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Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) will retain 83 per cent of its qualifying trainees this autumn.
The firm offered positions to 16 of its 18 final-seat trainees, and 15 accepted. They will qualify across all five of BLP’s main practice groups. The firm did not disclose if any of the NQ roles were on a fixed-term basis.
BLP trainee principal Anthony Lennox said: “We are very pleased to once again be able to retain such a high percentage of our trainees. They are the future of the firm and we are committed to their development and career progression.”
Over the 11 rounds of retention since autumn 2009, BLP has kept on a total of 177 out of 214 qualifiers - 82 per cent.