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    Autumn retention at 82% for Clifford Chance

    September 8, 2016 Clifford Chance has retained 82 per cent of its autumn qualifiers this year, with 41 of 49 qualifiers receiving offers, and 40 accepting. This figure represents a slight increase from the firm’s retention rate of 80…

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    Three law firms advise on Monsanto/Bayer deal

    May 25, 2016 Sullivan & Cromwell, Allen & Overy, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are all advising healthcare and agricultural company Bayer on a $62 billion bid for agricultural company Monsanto. A&O is advising on financing,…

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    Sidley Austin raises newly qualified salaries 20%

    September 7, 2015 Sidley Austin has increased the salary for its newly-qualified lawyers by 20 percent, from £75,000 to £90,000 for 2015. It's first year trainee salaries have increased, from £41,000 to £44,000 and its second year…

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    Barclays streamlines panel of legal advisors

    July 8, 2014 Banking group Barclays has streamlined its panel of legal advisors, cutting 30% of the list of firms and organising the remainder into a two-tiered system of ‘preferred’ and ‘approved firms. The ‘preferred’…

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    Prediction: top law firms in 2023

    September 7, 2013 The Lawyer says that the term ‘magic circle’ will soon lose its utility as a descriptor of the UK’s elite law firms. The magic circle, which consists of Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruchhaus…

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    MoFo hires capital markets partner in Tokyo

    April 3, 2013 Morrison & Foerster has boosted its capital markets practice in Tokyo with the hire of Kenji Taneda from Sullivan & Cromwell. Taneda was a special counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell, and joins Morrison & Foerster as a…

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    S&C and Weil Gotshal follow Cravath bonus scale

    December 8, 2012 Sullivan & Cromwell has announced year-end bonuses matching the scale offered by industry standard-setter Cravath, Swaine & Moore. S&C associates will take home the bonus a few days before Christmas, adding a further…

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