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The unpaid economy - internships are on the rise

Aug 31, 2011 Interesting article here about the growth of unpaid internships in the legal industry. Young lawyers interested in working in publicly funded ares of law have increasingly needed to work for free before being offered a…

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Top UK firms increase revenue by 4%

Aug 16, 2011 The Lawyer has published a survey that shows total revenues from the UK’s top law firms increasing by four per cent to £14.27bn in 2010-11. This marks the first return to growth since 2008.

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New York judges haven't seen a pay rise in 12 years

Aug 4, 2011 Here is a very interesting piece from NPR about pay levels for New York state judges. Remuneration for the New York bench has remained static for the past 12 years, with the maximum available pay sitting at around…

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US general counsel pay on the rise

Aug 1, 2011 A survey on the compensation of general counsel by legal publication Corporate Counsel has shown that pay for chief legal officers has made some recovery after a couple of tough years - total cash payments increased 18…

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Graduates in Nevada face a tough job market

Jul 29, 2011 Law graduates in the US state of Nevada face a tough job market and declining pay, according to reports. The State Bar of Nevada has published a survey showing that base salary for those with less than five years of…

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