Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has announced that it is retaining 80% of its trainees who qualify in March 2021. Nine of the 10 qualifying trainees were offered positions, eight of whom accepted: seven will join the firm’s London office, and one the Dubai office.
“This has been an extraordinary year for our qualifying trainees, who have had to cope with the unprecedented challenges instigated by the pandemic, in addition to the usual demands expected of future lawyers,” said Lisa Marks, partner and trainee principal at Stephenson Harwood. “The determination and drive demonstrated by this cohort has been particularly impressive, and I am confident that they will continue to flourish in their legal careers.”
The newly qualified lawyers will join the firm’s commercial litigation, corporate, employment, pensions and private wealth, and marine and international trade practice groups.