RPC retains 86% of trainees in latest UK intake
12 out of the 14 trainees secured NQ solicitor roles with RPC and will continue to support the firm's key strategic areas, including Commercial & Financial Disputes, Tech, Retail, Insurance and Regulatory
Leading international law firm RPC has retained 86% of its UK trainees who are set to qualify in September 2021. 12 out of the 14 trainees secured NQ solicitor roles with RPC and will continue to support the firm's core strategic areas, including Commercial & Financial Disputes, Tech, Retail, Insurance and Regulatory.
"I am very pleased that our retention rate remains high, this speaks volumes of the talented people that are attracted to RPC and the quality of our training programme to retain these ambitious individuals. I want to congratulate all our trainees who are making this important transition.
"They have shown real enthusiasm, skill and resilience completing parts of their training contract remotely.
"I wish them the very best as they embark on the next stage of their career." said RPC Partner and Training Principal Parham Kouchikali.
Out of the 12 trainees who qualified this year, 10 are based in London and two are based in Bristol.
This intake of trainees will be joining the following teams: Commercial & Banking Litigation; Commercial, Technology & Outsourcing (three); Construction; Corporate; Cyber; IP & Technology; White Collar Crime & Compliance and Professional & Financial Risks (three).
Last year RPC retained 92% of its UK trainees; with 11 of 12 trainee lawyers having remained at the firm.