Score of 84%
Clifford Chance has become the second member of the magic circle to confirm its retention score for the autumn 2022 season, with 42 of its 50 final-seat trainees sticking around post-qualification.
The firm, which provides around 95 training contracts each year, received 46 applications and made 42 offers. As with previous years, CC did not provide details of the practice areas or offices the trainees will qualify into.
All soon-to-be-associates are on permanent deals.
Today’s results marks a notable improvement on its autumn 2021 score, which saw the firm retain 37 of its 53 newly qualified associates — or 70%.