Linklaters launched its Ally programme earlier this month – the firm’s first LGBT-focused network supporting minority groups.
City firm and veritable fairy godmother Linklaters has launched a new competition called Aspire which allows entrants to select their own prize.
International firm Linklaters has taken a dual role in the administration of HMV.
Magic circle firm Linklaters has revealed plans to move graduate recruitment online this autumn subject to the UK’s lockdown restrictions.
Magic circle firm Linklaters has launched a new innovation podcast series, Linkubator, aimed at students who want to develop their understanding of how the legal sector is being transformed by innovation and emerging technologies.
A-level students will be offered virtual work experience at magic circle firm Linklaters, after lockdown saw 18,000 undergraduates enrol on the firm’s digital internship programme.
Multinational law firm Linklaters has told its solicitors that they can work from home for up to 50% of their working hours “indefinitely”.
The first part of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam – a series of online multiple-choice exams testing legal knowledge – is likely to be too difficult with fail rates higher than the current LPC system, says Patrick McCann, global head of learning at Linklaters LLP.
Magic circle firm Linklaters has launched an ‘online internship’ inviting students to test how they get on with the types of work experienced by real-life vacation scheme candidates.
Magic circle firms Linklaters and Slaughter and May have increased their Legal Practice Course maintenance grants for future trainees.
The government has dubbed two of the City’s biggest law firms, Baker & McKenzie and Linklaters, “social mobility champions”.
The University of Law and Linklaters have confirmed that they have renewed a five-year partnership with The University of Law as the exclusive training provider for Linklaters.
Linklaters is running a commercial awareness event on 4 December as part of its LinkUpEatUp campaign, which is designed to enhance participants’ understanding of the work of a leading global law firm.
A new graduate scheme focusing on project management, lawtech and pricing strategies will be available from Autumn 2020 at Linklaters.
Lawyers at magic circle firm Linklaters LLP are now able to work from home without having to provide an explanation why. The changes to policy mean that trainees and junior lawyers will be able to request working from home, while previously the firm followed the statutory requirement of employees having to have been employed for 26 weeks before being eligible to make a request.
Linklaters has launched a tailored training contract for Mandarin speakers whereby candidates are trained in London before moving to practise in China upon qualification.
Magic circle giant Linklaters is to offer its lawyers the opportunity to work fewer hours for a lower salary – but the scheme remains a pilot in four of the firm’s German offices for now.
International firm Norton Rose Fulbright will introduce a new hybrid working policy, allowing staff to work remotely for up to 50% of the time once the pandemic has passed. Linklaters and Taylor Wessing have also introduced agile working strategies.
Magic circle rates held especially strong with 94% of newly qualified (NQ) solicitors at Linklaters (47 out of 50) accepting roles, while Allen & Overy revealed that 92% (34 of 37) of trainees are staying on post qualification.