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Knocking on India’s doors

Dec 5, 2007 The face off continues. On November 20, the Bombay High Court postponed hearing a case about foreign law firms doing business in India to December 15. Three days later, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held a…

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Women still earn less at US law firms

Dec 5, 2007 The largest law firms in the US are in a bit of a holding pattern when it comes to the advancement of women within the firms, according to the president of the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) in regard to…

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Lawyers Compete, Except in Bonuses

Dec 3, 2007 Bonuses on Wall Street are going to be bad this year, except if you work at Goldman Sachs. Or, oddly enough, if you’re an associate at a white-shoe law firm. (Granted, the scale of banking bonuses is in a rarefied…

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Law firms continue strong profit growth

Nov 27, 2007 Fee income among the UK’s top 25 law firms have continued to show strong growth, while profits per partner have also increased, albeit at a lower rate than a year ago. The 16th annual law firms’ survey from…

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Law firms start webcasting

Nov 23, 2007 Not usually known for being on the cutting edge of technology or web trends, some law firms are adopting webcasts for communicating with clients. There are about 200 webcasts available on the British firm Allen &…

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Should Law Firm Leaders Get CEO Pay?

Nov 19, 2007 Arguing that attorneys at the nation's top law firms need higher salaries may be a tough sell. But at a time when many big firms are operating more like corporations, the question is whether compensation for their chiefs…

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India: Foreign law firms may get trial run

Nov 16, 2007 Foreign law firms may soon get a toehold in India, enabling them to gradually tap the booming market here for legal business. The government plans to open up legal services in phases, slowly overcoming resistance from…

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