LLM GUIDE has been redesigned

Jul 25, 2016 LLM GUIDE - the internet's number one destination for LL.M. applicants - has been relaunched with a new design and new features. Some of the changes include: - Much more information about many LL.M. programs, including minimum TOEFL and IELTS scores required to apply - New community features, including the ability for users to follow law schools and other users - More visuals, including high resolution campus images of many law schools The site now also looks great on all devices, including smartphones and tablets. Users will also notice that all the existing features - including the discussion board and AppTracker - look better and are easier to use. With over 700 law schools and 2,000 LL.M. programs listed, as well as a discussion board and in-depth articles, LLM GUIDE is the premier destination for LL.M. applicants. For more information, please see LLM GUIDE Comments and more »

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  • Allen & Overy retention figures released

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  • Shoosmiths opening Leeds office

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  • Ashurst restructuring partner joins Reed Smith

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Taylor Wessing enters Hong Kong with association

Jul 14, 2016 Taylor Wessing has created a branch in Hong Kong on the basis of its new official association with local firm HM Chan & Co. Corporate partner Jakob Riemenschneider, currently based in Germany, will relocate to Hong…

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Ashurst brings A&O partner across the pond

Jul 12, 2016 Ashurst has hired away partner Andrew Frasier Allen & Overy's London office and will welcome him to the firm's infrastructure team in New York. Frasier previously worked out of A&O's New York office between 2010 and…

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Clyde & Co launches in Germany

Jul 12, 2016 Clyde & Co is set to launch an office in Germany for the first time with the hire of a five-lawyer team from Noerr. The team is headlined by insurance partners Henning Schaloske and Tanja Schramm and will include…

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DWF hires team from PwC Legal

Jul 12, 2016 DWF is hiring a team from PwC Legal, including its head of commercial disputes, Jonathan Isaacs. Isaacs is joined by senior associate Joshua Fineman and solicitor Alex Green. The team was hired in anticipation of…

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Ashurst reviewing proposals to modify lockstep

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UK firms bump associate pay

Jul 11, 2016 Macfarlanes and Travers Smith have raised their associate pay levels. Macfarlanes set its compensation at £71,000 while Travers pinned its compensation at £71,500. Lawyers who are newly qualified at each firm will…

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Bird & Bird revenues up

Jul 11, 2016 Bird & Bird put out its financial report for the 2015-16 financial year and saw its revenues gain 5.7 percent over the previous year to land at €343.8m. The gain is a slight slow down from last year's gain of 6.6…

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Shearman & Sterling co-head leaves firm

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