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Hogan Lovells unveils 90% autumn trainee retention rate

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28 out of 31 kept on

International law firm Hogan Lovells has posted its autumn retention score.

Of the 31 trainees due to qualify next month, 28 will be staying put as newly qualified (NQ) associates. Hogan Lovells confirmed it received 30 applications and made 29 offers. Two soon-to-be associates qualify into the firm’s Birmingham office.

In London, Hogan Lovells’ corporate team gains eight NQs and finance receives six. Five are bound for litigation, arbitration and employment (which is one department), four join intellectual property and competition/global regulatory takes on three. The two Birmingham-based NQs join corporate (real estate) and litigation, arbitration and employment.

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The firm — which takes on around 50 trainees each year — posted a 90% spring retention score (26 out of 29) back in March, and a 96% autumn result (27 out of 28) this time last year, although one NQ was placed on a fixed term contract.

In terms of remuneration, Hogan Lovells’ newest London recruits start on a recently improved base salary of £90,000, up from a year two trainee salary of £51,000. First year trainees receive £46,000.

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21 Comments

Anonymous

SWEATY

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Anonymous

Amazing news, thanks for sharing!

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Anonymous

To be fair HL trainees are making mire than Latham ones

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Anonymous

HL is so posh and demanding

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Anonymous

HL is so posh and demanding

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Anonymous

Making more per annum?…Um how?

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Anonymous

no one gives a fuck

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Anonymous

Then why comment you cretin?

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Lord Harley of Counsel

Cretin?

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Anonymous

To tell you to fuck off

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Anonyman

Fascinating! Wow! Incredible! Marvelous! Smashing! Top tier titan journalism!

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Anonymous

Wooooo hooooo

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Anonymous

But are they on fixed term contracts?

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Anonymous

HL is so posh and demanding

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Dr Fran

so is your mum!

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Terry

I would love someone to scale down these salaries to what they would be if you worked 9-5.

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Anonymous

Moronic comment. It’s the absolute amount of money which determines lifestyle; you can be making less than a plumber on a per-hour basis, but how many plumbers do you see with nice houses in town, fast cars and exotic holidays?

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Anonymous

Props to HogLove for paying £90k NQ whack, that no doubt pumped up the retention numbers.

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Anonymous

What’s the retention rate at SPB this year?

It’s rumoured to be dismal.

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Anonymous

-13.7%

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Anonymous

Can confirm. One of SPB’s trainees hated the firm so much he actually went back in time to stop his past self from accepting his TC offer.

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