Hogan Lovells has revealed its trainee retention figures for autumn 2019. It will keep on 28 of 31 final-seat trainees as newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors, giving it total retention of 90 per cent,
The firm retained 26 of 29 in London, after making 27 offers to 28 applicants, as well as its two Birmingham-based trainees.
Nine NQs join the corporate team; six go to finance; six to litigation and employment; four to IP; three to competition; and one to real estate.
|Autumn 2018 retention so far||Trainees retained||Trainees left||Total number of qualifiers||Percentage retained|
|Slaughter and May||37||3||40||92.5|
|White & Case||16||2||18||88.9|
|Allen & Overy||39||5||44||88.6|
|Clyde & Co*||36||7||43||83.7|
|Trowers & Hamlins||10||2||12||83.3|
|Shearman & Sterling||13||3||16||81.3|
|* 1 fixed-term contract|