Trainee pay increases to £55,000 at Weil

The London office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that trainees will receive a pay increase of up to 10%.

First year trainees will now earn £50,000, up 9% from £46,000, and those in year two will be remunerated with £55,000, 10% more than the previous £50,000 offering.

Meanwhile, Weil has also announced a 100% autumn retention rate.

Other firms paying trainees £55,000 a year include Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Milbank, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Vinson & Elkins.

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