White & Case has ended its contract with ULaw.

The firm takes on approximately 30 trainees a year. It will now send its 60 GDL and LPC students a year to BPP.

White & Case is the latest in a growing list of firms to jump ship from ULaw to BPP.

A&O, Clifford Chance, Baker & McKenzie, Osborne Clarke, DAC Beachcroft and DWF have all moved their students to ULaw's fiercest rival (and only rival, now that Kaplan's kaput). The sole Magic Circle firm still sending its students to ULaw is Linklaters.

    ULaw yesterday

ULaw's new owner, Aaron Etingen, may have hoped to stem the flow when he bought the legal education provider from Montagu. And ULaw did poach Shearman & Sterling from Kaplan earlier this year. Yet exits continue. Two weeks ago, at the same time as ULaw's CEO and COO were packing their bags, it lost Dechert to BPP.

There is a bright spot in the gloom. With Kaplan's demise, revealed by RollOnFriday this morning, there are suddenly ten firms looking for a home. The question is, how many refugees can ULaw convince to join it instead of BPP?

Get ready for the driest popularity contest of all time.

ULaw declined to comment.
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