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Trainee Retention

8.5 / 10

(based on 22 ratings in 2016)

2016

"Generally, the retention rates are very good."
First year trainee, Bristol
"Burges Salmon has a great retention rate so I'm fairly confident, though the economy following Brexit has certainly worried us a little."
First year trainee, Bristol
"In 2015, 100% of trainees were offered jobs on qualification. I do not feel like I am competing with the other trainees and we all try to help each other out where possible."
First year trainee, Bristol
"Retention rates are generally good and as long as I keep up my current performance and continue to improve, I am confident that I will be kept on."
First year trainee, Bristol
"The firm has a good record for retaining trainees on qualification, so we are pretty confident. However, you can never be totally certain in any law firm, especially now with the post-Brexit market."
First year trainee, Bristol
"93% average retention rate – you'd struggle to do better!"
Second year trainee, Bristol
"It has generally been outstanding but the last year has seen rates go down, which has made me slightly less confident."
First year trainee, Bristol

2015

"As of June 2015, we have already heard who is being kept on, the retention rate was 100% this year."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"Retention rates here are excellent! This year, all trainees were offered their first seat choice for qualification."
First year trainee, Bristol
"All of the trainees in the second year have been retained going forwards, which shows that the firm is keen to keep its trainees on if possible."
First year trainee, Bristol

2014

"Only two people in our intake were not offered positions. It was the same last year."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"Retention rates are excellent, and they have already told us... so that makes me pretty confident!"
Second year trainee, Bristol
"Retention is usually between 80-100%."
Second year trainee, Bristol
"The retention rates at the firm are generally very good - it is usually only a couple of trainees out of about 25 (maybe a few less) that don't get kept on."
First year trainee, Bristol
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