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Ward Hadaway opens in Leeds with raids on rivals

Jun 4, 2008 Newcastle-based Ward Hadaway is to open in Leeds after poaching five partners and two associates. The eight lawyer Leeds office, Ward Hadaway’s first base outside its northeast heartland, will open in July and be…

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King & Spalding Opens Office in Abu Dhabi

Jun 3, 2008 King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, announced today the establishment of an office in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With a total of 19 lawyers in its offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and…

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Allen & Overy launches presence in Romania

May 30, 2008 Allen & Overy has launched a Romanian Alliance, signing an exclusive association with local firm Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu SCA (RTPR). The news comes after magic circle rivals Linklaters signalled a retreat from…

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UK firms defy credit crunch with record results

May 25, 2008 RollOnFriday has published a list of the latest law firm results: Firm --- Turnover --- % increase on 06/07 Field Fisher Waterhouse --- £88m --- 30% Norton Rose --- £297m --- 27% Herbert Smith --- £418m…

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Supreme Court upholds child-pornography law

May 23, 2008 The Supreme Court gave prosecutors a powerful tool Monday to attack the spread of child pornography online, ruling that people who send messages over the computer offering or seeking sexual images of children can be sent…

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