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UK law firms under pressure on staff diversity

Apr 11, 2008 London law firms are under growing client pressure to promote more women and people from ethnic and other minorities, according to the new head of one of the largest firms. Big firms were lagging behind other sectors…

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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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Lawyers In The Middle East - Check Before You Jump

Apr 7, 2008 Lawyers seeking work in the Middle East, attracted by monstrous salaries and exciting work prospects, need to also carefully research the firms they plan to work for. An article on two Australian lawyers working in…

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Good Year To Be A Woman Lawyer - In The UK At Least

Apr 1, 2008 The year's partnership promotions round is shaping up to be the best ever for female lawyers in the UK, The Lawyer reports. Of the first 10 firms to announce their promotions, 27.5 per cent of them are female, the…

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Is Dubai overlawyered?

Apr 1, 2008 More than 160 years after the discovery of a few gold nuggets turned San Francisco into a boomtown, a different type of gold rush is underway 13,000 miles east in the Persian Gulf. It is turning Dubai — until a…

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