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Divorce proceeding sheds light on BigLaw pay

Jun 3, 2014 A divorce proceeding in the Massachusetts Appeals Court has a rare peek into the secretive subject of how much partners are paid at large law firms The ruling in Hoort v. Hoort reversed a contempt judgment against a…

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Supreme Court of Canada upholds retirement age rule

May 22, 2014 The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the compulsory retirement clause in a law firm partnership agreement, deciding that a law firm is within its rights to require that equity partners retire at a certain age. The…

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Linklaters promotes 21 to global partnership

Apr 15, 2014 Linklaters has promoted 21 associates to the partnership, of whom nine are women. This ratio represents the the highest proportion of female new partners in the firm's history. A spokesman for Linklaters said the…

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Linklaters promotes 21 to global partnership

Apr 15, 2014 Linklaters has promoted 21 associates to the partnership, of whom nine are women. This ratio represents the the highest proportion of female new partners in the firm's history. A spokesman for Linklaters said the…

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HWB adds to partners in Hong Kong

Apr 1, 2014 Howse Williams Bowers has bolstered its family law and litigation offerings with the hire of Stacey Devoy and Alison Scott as partners in Hong Kong.   Howse Williams Bowers’ Hong Kong office has been building…

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Manatt boosts C&S practice in Orange County

Mar 28, 2014 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips has hired former K&L Gates partner Thomas J. Poletti to boost its Corporate and Securities practice. Poletti joins the firm’s Orange County office, continuing a hiring spree that included Los…

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