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Hogan Lovells keeps 26 out of 29 spring qualifying trainee solicitors

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International law firm Hogan Lovells has posted a spring 2019 retention score of 90%.

From a qualifying cohort of 29, Hogan Lovells confirmed that 26 soon-to-be associates were staying put. The firm, which dishes out around 50 training contracts each year, said that its corporate team will receive the lion’s share of the talent with 11 newly qualified (NQ) lawyers, while nine join its litigation, arbitration and employment department. Three are competition/global regulatory bound, two join finance and one starts NQ life in Hogan Lovells’ IP team. All roles are London-based.

In terms of remuneration, Hogan Lovells’ latest recruits will start on £78,000, up from a year two trainee salary of £50,000. First-year rookies currently receive £45,000.

Turning to previous retention performances, the 48-office-outfit posted an impressive autumn 2018 result of 96% (27 out of 28), although one NQ was placed on a fixed term contract. This followed similarly strong scores of 78% (25 out of 32), 80% (24 out of 30) and 79% (23 out of 29).

As for lawyer life at Hogan Lovells, the outfit scored A*s for training, peer support and those all-important perks, and As for quality of work, office, canteen and social life. It mustered Bs for tech, partner approachability and work/life balance. Hogan Lovells is shortlisted in three categories at next week’s Legal Cheek Awards, including ‘Best Law Firm for Training 2019’.

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21 Comments

Anonymous

Decent.

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Anonymous

78k lmao

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Tesco Cashier

21k? yeah not too great.
78k? pretty decent.

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Irwin Mitchell Paralegal

I’ve already made £78k since starting work this morning.

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IRVIN BITCHELL

top top top

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Anonymous

Nonsense

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BOGAN SHOVELLS

But wat about the nq rates at Musick Peeler & Garrett ???

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Anonymous

About tree fiddy

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Jason from the reception desk

That’s nothing – Kronos told me that at Greenberg Glusker every NQ receives, on day one of qualification, a 1:15 scale replica model of Virgin Atlantic’s 1985 Challenger II speedboat.

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Shino

The heart has gone out of the comments here

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BonesBay

They grew progressively more shyte as time went by

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Anonymous

And as Alex deleted anything mildly amusing

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57k

Not fair!!!!!

I want to comment on the story of the lawyer who paid 57k to bump up the exam score of his dim daughter.

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Anonymous

Word of warning to those NQ’s. Do not watch adult content within view of Irwin Mitchell staff

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Anonymous

The 3 not staying put were purportedly given shovels, and led to the cemetery.

No one knows what happened next.

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Anonymous

Bogan Shovells

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Anonymous

Why are people laughing at 78k – are you normal?

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Kirkland topcock

Shet pay lmaoooo

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Anonymous

If you are at Kirkland you have no time to be on here loooooool

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Anonymous

78k is shit pay?….okay then

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Anonymous

Hogan Lovells sucks tho.

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