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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP (BCLP) has announced that 14 of its 16 trainees in the London cohort have accepted roles in the firm. Out of the two trainees in Hong Kong, one further qualifier will be taking up a post in the London, the second will be leaving the firm for another London opportunity. In addition, out of the two Manchester trainees, both decided to take external offers.

Of the newly qualified solicitors, five will join BCLP’s Litigation & Investigations practice, five will join the Corporate & Finance Transactions practice and five will join the Real Estate Practice. There is one London fixed-term contract with all other roles being permanent.

Head of Emerging Talent, Chloe Muir said: “It’s great to be able to extend a high number of offers to the autumn qualifiers and see a high retention rate in this market.  Attracting, developing, investing in and retaining high-calibre future lawyers remains a key priority and commitment for us as a firm.”

Added Carol Osborne, Training Principal: “I’m delighted that so many of the latest newly qualified trainees have decided to continue their careers with us. We very much look forward to seeing them progress onto the next stage of their legal careers.”

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