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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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Falling retirement rate thwarts ambitions

Aug 9, 2012 One in seven lawyers believe that their pursuit of promotion to partnership status is being hindered by fewer partners retiring from their firm, according to a new survey of leading UK law firms conducted by legal…

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Bigger isn't better in Washington DC

Aug 7, 2012 A survey of the law firms operating in Washington DC indicates that the “bigger is better” growth strategy might be a thing of the past. In fact, eight of the region’s 10 largest law firms maintained or shrank…

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Addleshaws simplifies path to partnership

Aug 2, 2012 Addleshaw Goddard has simplified the path to partnership, reducing the number of hurdles that lawyers face before they are eligible for promotion to the top rank. The six lawyers who were made up to partner at…

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Malaysia moves to open legal market

Jul 23, 2012 Malaysia is making moves to liberalise its legal services market, tabling a bill that would offer foreign law firms a number of ways to operate in the country. The Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2012 provides for…

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