16 out of 21 keep put

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner office London lawyer

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has posted a trainee solicitor retention rating of 76%.

The worldwide regulation agency confirmed 16 of its 21 UK trainees have been retained on everlasting offers — 14 in London and two in Manchester.

Seven be a part of BCLP’s litigation and investigations workforce, six qualify into the company and monetary transactions apply, two begin lawyer life in actual property and one joins the agency’s workplace of basic counsel.

Of these not retained, BCLP stated two had accepted roles elsewhere (one other regulation agency and an in-house authorized workforce), whereas an additional three have been unable to safe presents as a result of “utility competitors”.

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Chloe Muir, senior graduate recruitment & improvement supervisor, stated:

“Congratulations to our 2020 autumn cohort who overcame a tumultuous closing few months. We’re delighted to have attracted and retained such a excessive normal of expertise. We want all of them the easiest of luck for the longer term.”

The outfit — which presents round 35 coaching contracts every year — additionally confirmed pay rises for its trainees which took impact in February 2020. First yr rookies begin on a wage of £44,000, up 10% from £40,000, whereas these a yr forward earn £48,000, up 7% from £45,000.

Earlier this summer, BCLP confirmed it had lower the salaries of its newly certified (NQ) solicitors by 2.5% to £78,000 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.