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Odds lengthen on partnership in top firms

May 14, 2013 It is getting harder to reach partnership in large law firms, according to a report from Legal Week. 370 partners were promoted to partnerships in the top 30 UK firms this year, down 8% on last year's figure of 401. In…

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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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In-house lawyers closing the pay gap

Apr 18, 2013 A new report has found that the wage gap between private practice and in-house lawyers is closing, as the amount of time taken to reach partnership continues to increase. Towers Watson’s Legal Salary Report found…

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DeNooyer Stroh on the move in-house

Apr 11, 2013 The general counsel and corporate secretary of Murchison Oil & Gas Inc point out that working in-house has allowed her to escape the tyrannies of the billable hour. "I'm building relationships with the people I'm working…

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