White & Case Announces London Qualifying Trainee Retention Rate for September 2022

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Global law firm White & Case LLP will retain 84 percent of its London trainees who are due to qualify in September 2022, after 16 of 19 trainees were offered and accepted positions at the Firm. 

"London trainees at White & Case receive high quality training and gain unique experience through our comprehensive trainee programme, international seats and exposure to complex cross-border matters," said White & Case partner Inigo Esteve, who heads the trainee solicitor programme in London. "Combined with our highly competitive salary and benefits package this makes White & Case an attractive destination for intelligent and ambitious trainee lawyers."

The newly qualified lawyers join global practices including Capital Markets, Commercial Litigation, Debt Finance, International Arbitration, Mergers & Acquisitions, Project Development and Finance, Tax and White Collar. Two trainees are joining the Firm’s offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, reflecting the global importance of English law at White & Case.

Dipen Sabharwal, White & Case Office Executive Partner in London, said: "Our latest cohort of newly qualified solicitors join a variety of practices, demonstrating the ongoing success of our London trainee programme as we continue to attract and invest in the best legal talent in the market. This investment benefits not just the London office, but also our offices worldwide as the Firm responds to client demand for English law advice across a number of the jurisdictions in which we are active."

In March 2022, 19 of 23 trainees (83 percent) were offered and accepted positions at the Firm.

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