The number of
students looking to become lawyers after they graduate is on the
increase, according to a new survey.
Figures from the annual Legal Week Intelligence Law Student Survey
show that the number of students aiming for law careers has risen
since last years report, states Legalweek.
Students who were surveyed "overwhelmingly" named magic circle law
firms as the most desired companies to work for, seeing them as
offering outstanding career prospects.
Commenting on this, Linklaters trainee recruitment partner Simon Firth, said: "It tends to be
cyclical. The legal profession at the moment is doing well and that
However, the results also indicate that ethnic minority and female
students are still having difficulty entering the UK's top law
firms, despite companies ongoing attempts to tackle
UK-based ethnic minorities could suffer further as many firms are
recruiting ethnic minority lawyers from India, China and Southeast
Asia, Legalweek reports.
Legalweek has also rervealed that Allen and Overy is set to
introduce working flexibility to its lawyers as top firms struggle
to adapt to the aftermath of the credit crunch.
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