Canadian Lawyers Predict Additional Hiring in Next 12 Months

April 11, 2008 Many law firms and corporate legal departments expect to hire additional lawyers in the next 12 months, a new survey shows. Forty-five per cent of lawyers polled said they plan to hire additional
personnel in the year ahead; just 3 per cent of respondents anticipate staff reductions.

The specialty areas anticipated to grow the fastest, according to those surveyed, include bankruptcy, litigation, and ethics and corporate governance.

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