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Alabama bar reports improved employment stats

Dec 27, 2012 The Alabama State Bar has conducted a survey of 111 lawyers admitted to the bar in October 2011, reporting a better employment picture for 2011 grads than those graduating the prior year. Nearly 32 per cent of…

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US legal sector adds 200 jobs in November

Dec 8, 2012 Thompson Reuters reports that the legal sector added 200 jobs in November, while US unemployment dropped from 7.9 per cent to 7.7 percent. The marginal growth in the legal sector pushes it at its highest number of…

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LSAT figures drop by 16.4%

Nov 25, 2012 October is usually a busy month for the LSAT - the Law School Admission Test, but last month the number of people taking the test dropped 16.4 percent from the year before, reaching its lowest level since 1999. The…

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51% of US law schools cut size of incoming classes

Nov 22, 2012 A new survey by Kaplan shows that 51 percent of law schools have cut the size of their incoming classes. Of those schools, 63 percent claim they are cutting in response to the weak legal job market. Above The Law…

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30% vacancy on the bench in India's high courts

Nov 8, 2012 57 new judges have been appointed across India’s 21 high courts this year, but significant judicial vacancies remain high, with 30 per cent of the 895 judges’ posts remaining vacant. 275 out of 895 sanctioned…

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LPO NewGalexy set to launch in Glasgow

Nov 7, 2012 Outsourcing business NewGalexy is launching in Scotland with subsidies from the Scottish government under a new initiative that seeks to entice firms to open low costs bases in the country. The new LPO centre in…

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