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.
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.
City firm Herbert Smith Freehills has elected 26 partners worldwide – its biggest partner promotions round since 2012 and four more than 2019 – despite coronavirus concerns.
Top City firms Linklaters, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Mills & Reeve have all taken advisory roles in the leading Chinese food company Bright Food's acquisition of a 60% stake in the famous breakfast cereal brand, Weetabix.
Legal Week reports that both Linklaters and Allen & Overy have announced a freeze on associate pay bands for the 2011-12 financial year.