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Lending Lawyers: Secondments Gaining Popularity

May 21, 2008 A few large law firms have been arranging secondments -- short-term contracts under which companies "borrow" an outside lawyer for a few weeks to a year or more -- for years, particularly as a service to overseas clients…

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UK law firm salary reviews: a bit of an anticlimax

May 21, 2008 There were several pay-freezes and a couple of modest increases in this year's first round of associate salary reviews, unlike during the previous downturn there have been no cuts, as this year firms have been buffered…

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Dorsey & Whitney set for Australian launch

May 17, 2008 Minneapolis-based US firm Dorsey & Whitney is planning to launch an office in Sydney as its base for the Asian market, TheLawyer.com reports. According to the report, London-based capital markets partner John…

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Law firms continue to cluster near Silicon Valley

May 16, 2008 During the dot-com boom, large national law firms started setting up shop in Palo Alto. But even after the boom went bust, the firms continued to flock there, solidifying the northern part of Santa Clara County's place…

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