Trainee retention rates at UK top 10's HK bases remain high as firms continue to invest in Asia
Trainee retention rates at the Hong Kong offices of the UK's top 10 law firms have remained broadly static on last year as firms continue to invest in Asian markets, despite a comparatively uncertain year for the local economy. Ninety percent (55 out of 62) of newly qualified lawyers (NQs) at the UK's top firms in Hong Kong were offered jobs this September, all of whom accepted, according to research by Legal Week.
Ninety percent of newly qualified lawyers offered jobs as retention rates in Asia surpass London intakes
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