Aspiring lawyers are facing an increasingly tough battle to secure a training contract with a top UK law firm, as Legal Week research shows the total number of contracts on offer at top 30 firms has shrunk by 11% over the last three years. The research, which analyses graduate recruitment trends at 27 of the UK's top 30 firms, also highlights the vast differences in popularity between the firms, with Linklaters emerging as the firm securing the most applications for training contracts.
Linklaters most popular for applications; success rate falls to 2.9% Aspiring lawyers are facing an increasingly tough battle to secure a training contract with a top UK law firm, as Legal Week research...
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