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Top 100 UK firms increased profits by 8% in 2012-13

Sep 2, 2013 The largest 100 UK law firms made combined profits of £5.8 billion in 2012-13, an 8 per cent increase on last year’s result. A survey conducted by Legal Business magazine also shows that the top 100 firms billed a…

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Sidley Austin plans expansion in Singapore

Aug 19, 2013 Sidley Austin has plans for fast growth in its Singapore office, with plans to move from a 4,800-square-foot office space to a space with more than 12,000 square feet, and having hired four partners in recent…

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UK top 50 see revenue growth

Aug 7, 2013 The top 50 law firms in the UK grew nearly 5 per cent in the 2012-13 financial year, making last year their third consecutive year of growth amid a troubled economy. Legal Week reports that much of the growth was…

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Billing rates up for US partners and associates

Jul 17, 2013 The billing rates for US partners increased by 3.1 percent to $536 in 2012, compared to a 4 percent increase in 2011. Similarly, average associate rates increased 7.4 percent to $370 in 2012, down from 8.5 percent growth…

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