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US firms head to Africa

Aug 5, 2013 US law firms are increasingly looking to Africa for new opportunities as the continent ramps up its infrastructure and energy projects. The opportunities are many, say the leaders of the new Africa practice group at US…

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Revenue gap between large and small firms widens

Aug 1, 2013 There’s good news out there for large law firms, and poor news for small law firms, according to the Survey of Law Firm Economics by the National Law Journal and ALM Legal Intelligence. The Survey found that revenue…

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International law firms head to Myanmar

Jul 24, 2013 International law firms are flocking to Myanmar, following significant new investment in the country. Since the military junta lost power in 2011, Myanmar has become an attractive destination for international…

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Is this the end of BigLaw?

Jul 23, 2013 This article By Noam Scheiber in New Republic, entitled ‘The Last Days of BigLaw’ is making waves through the blogosphere and beyond. The article points out that the golden age of the law firm partner saw the…

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Japanese law firms expand in Asia

Jul 9, 2013 Japanese law firms are overcoming their previous tendency of staying close to home, launching offices across Asia to service international clients. Japanese firms have been setting up shop in China since the 1990s,…

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Malpractice claims on the rise in the US

Jul 4, 2013 The number of malpractice claims against law firms is on the rise, along with the number of multi-million dollar payouts, according to a new study. Insurance broker Ames & Gough surveyed seven leading professional…

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Low execution risk keeps Asian legal fees down

Jul 3, 2013 International law firms waiting for legal fees to rise in Asia might be waiting a long time, according to this article in The American Lawyer. The relatively low fees paid for legal work in Asia is not just about low…

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Dentons to close Kuwait office

Jun 24, 2013 Dentons is set to shut down its Kuwait office following a strategic review. The outcome of the move for energy partner Stuart Cavet and the three others lawyers working from Kuwait is…

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