Global law firm White & Case LLP has announced that it will retain 86 per cent of its trainees that are due to qualify in February 2013. The Firm offered places to 13 out of 14 trainees and received 12 acceptances.
"Despite challenging market conditions, it’s essential that we continue to develop the new generation of lawyers to support the Firm's future success and we are pleased to be able to offer these opportunities," said Philip Stopford, partner and training principal, White & Case.
"We aim to provide our trainees with the skills and experience they need to succeed in becoming international commercial lawyers. We are confident that these bright lawyers will support the future of our business and provide our clients with the legal, commercial and cultural support they need. I look forward to seeing their careers at White & Case flourish in the years ahead."
The trainees will join a broad range of practices including Bank Finance, Capital Markets, Disputes, Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions.
White & Case had a trainee retention rate of 94 per cent in March 2012 and 81 per cent in September 2012.
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