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Survey shows tough competition among US law firms

Nov 5, 2012 A new survey by BTI Consulting Group shows that growth in revenue is the top priority for law firms in the coming year, while corporate spending on legal services in the US has a compound annual growth rate of just 1.6…

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Survey shows tough competition among US law firms

Nov 5, 2012 A new survey by BTI Consulting Group shows that growth in revenue is the top priority for law firms in the coming year, while corporate spending on legal services in the US has a compound annual growth rate of just 1.6…

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US lawyers to see 3% rise in salary in 2013

Nov 1, 2012 US lawyers are expected to see an average 3 percent rise in salary in 2013, according to the Robert Half Legal 2013 Salary Guide. The largest salary growth is expected for associates, paralegals and legal secretaries at…

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Kennedys to lay off 72 UK staff

Oct 24, 2012 Kennedys has confirmed that it intends to make to 72 of its support staff redundant. The consultation process is already underway, and though a spokesperson said that the firm was…

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Firms set to make more lateral hires, says report

Oct 20, 2012 A new report by LexisNexis finds that law firms are likely continue to make lateral hires as a means of growth in the coming years, with 96% planning to hire laterals in the next two years and 75% expected to hire…

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Summer associates get good odds at US law firms

Oct 1, 2012 American Lawyer magazine has reported an increase in the number of law students who spent their summers working at major law firms between 2011 and 2012, finding that nearly all of those students were offered full-time…

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