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UK law firm salary reviews: a bit of an anticlimax

May 21, 2008 There were several pay-freezes and a couple of modest increases in this year's first round of associate salary reviews, unlike during the previous downturn there have been no cuts, as this year firms have been buffered…

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Allen & Overy freezes associate salaries

May 10, 2008 Allen & Overy has frozen its associate salaries in a surprising decision that completes the magic circle’s round of conservative salary reviews this year. A&O newly qualified pay had previously topped the magic circle…

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A&O students in summer jetset

Apr 16, 2008 A handful of students on a work placement at Allen & Overy will be jetting around the world as part of its summer scheme. The magic circle giant will be spreading 11 students over four international offices: Amsterdam,…

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A&O NY lands $39bn trophy Novartis-Alcon mandate

Apr 8, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has bagged a lead advisory role opposite Cravath Swaine & Moore on the sale of eye-care company Alcon to Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis – a deal that could be worth as much as $39bn…

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Allen & Overy: City promotions down a third

Apr 8, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has announced this year's round of partnership promotions, making up 28 new partners, falling just short of its 2007 bumper crop of 32 promotions. The number of promotions in A&O's overseas offices…

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Indian salaries rocket as UK firms poach talent

Apr 8, 2008 A full-blown salary war has erupted in India in response to increased local and international competition for talent, resulting in pay increases of more than 50 per cent at most top Indian law firms in the last year.…

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Allen & Overy wins rare Anglo-Russian mining deal

Mar 28, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has won a rare instruction on a mining deal, advising Russian mining giant Mechel on its $1.498m (£750m) bid for London-based Oriel Resources. Mechel turned to A&O in the firm's first major…

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Linklaters ranked as 'superbrand' law firm

Mar 10, 2008 In a new study by Superbrands, Linklaters appears as the highest law firm on the list of best brands at 259. Clifford Chance is ranked at 296 and national firm Eversheds sits at 309. Other law firms ranked in the list…

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