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12 Chinese lawyers to launch new law firm

Oct 29, 2012 Twelve partners from top Chinese law firms have set off on their own to launch AnJie Law Firm, which is due to start serving clients in November. AnJie will be led by antitrust specialist Zhan Hao, who left behind…

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Former Dewey partners may be liable for $45m in rent

Oct 20, 2012 The former partners of defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf may be personally liable for $45 million from the lease on the firm's New York headquarters. The lease was signed in 1989, in a period when law firms were structured…

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Partner compensation at US firms jumps 6%

Oct 17, 2012 A new survey shows that partners in US law firms are earning 6 per cent more this year than in 2010 - with average compensation rising from $640,000 in 2010 to $681,000 in 2012. The survey was conducted by legal…

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Partners on the move in the UK: the 2011-12 figures

Oct 3, 2012 A new Legal Week report tracks the movement in and out of the partnerships at the UK's top 20 law firms in 2011-12, showing 439 departures and 669 additions. There were 439 departures from the partnerships at the top…

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