Two on fixed-term offers

Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) has posted its autumn 2020 trainee retention rating.

Of the 26 final-seat rookies qualifying this month, 19 are staying put. Two are being retained on fixed-term contracts, handing the outfit a rating of 73%, or 65%, relying on the way you interpret the numbers.

Twelve be a part of the agency’s London workplace, 4 are sure for Cheltenham and two begin lawyer life in Guildford. The ultimate newly-qualified (NQ) affiliate takes up a place in CRS’s workplace in Bahrain.

They qualify into apply teams together with banking and finance; industrial dispute decision; development, engineering and tasks; company; company restructuring and insolvency; employment, pensions and immigration; personal wealth disputes; and tax, trusts and successions.

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A spokesperson for the agency’s graduate recruitment staff instructed Authorized Cheek:

“We’re delighted to welcome one other robust group of trainees into everlasting roles as certified attorneys throughout the agency. Sadly, we have now needed to scale back the variety of NQ vacancies this yr. Now we have provided outplacement assist to these trainees who’re wanting within the exterior market and we want them each success for the longer term.”

Authorized Cheek‘s Firms Most List reveals the outfit’s London lot will begin on a wage of £66,000. Trainees obtain £40,000 in yr one, rising to £43,000 of their second yr.