There are 162 days to go until the London 2012 Olympics. And to mark that random milestone Lawyer2B has made like Usain Bolt and done a sprint around the UK top 20 law firms to see how much havoc the Games have already wreaked on graduate recruitment timetables.
It is feared that disruption to transport and accommodation caused by the Games might not only cause logistical problems for students, but could have an effect on staff levels and overall focus, and in turn negatively impact on the type of work students are exposed to.
Elsewhere, Eversheds, Irwin Mitchell and SJ Berwin are reviewing the dates of their assessment centres or training contract interviews. Bird & Bird, CMS Cameron McKenna and Norton Rose have confirmed that they are planning to move their assessment days.