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Malpractice claims on the rise in the US

Jul 4, 2013 The number of malpractice claims against law firms is on the rise, along with the number of multi-million dollar payouts, according to a new study. Insurance broker Ames & Gough surveyed seven leading professional…

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Low execution risk keeps Asian legal fees down

Jul 3, 2013 International law firms waiting for legal fees to rise in Asia might be waiting a long time, according to this article in The American Lawyer. The relatively low fees paid for legal work in Asia is not just about low…

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Challenge to mandatory retirement for judges fails

Jun 21, 2013 Judges in Pennsylvania have failed in their bid to prove that the state’s mandatory retirement age is constitutionally invalid. The provision requiring compulsory retirement at age 70 was adopted as a state…

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22 firms form global litigation alliance

Jun 12, 2013 An alliance of 22 law firms has formed to collaborate on financial litigation against questionable funds and dodgy financial products sold across borders. The International Network for Financial Litigation will…

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DLA promotes 34 to partnership

May 8, 2013 DLA Piper has promoted 34 lawyers to the firm’s partnership globally, down 40 per cent from the 58 promotions made last year. Broken down by practice area, the litigation and…

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Petition seeks increase in pay for Indian judges

Apr 18, 2013 The Delhi High Court is hearing a petition seeking an increase in the salaries of Supreme Court and High Court judges in India. The petition was filed by Deepak Khosla, and the respondents are the Union of India, the…

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