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Leading Australian law firms continue pay freeze

Sep 10, 2013 Most leading law firms in Australia effected pay freezes in the past year, increasing the rate of job dissatisfaction among lawyers. National recruiter Taylor Root has conducted an annual survey showing that lawyer…

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This general counsel earned $10.9m last year

Jul 19, 2013 Corporate Counsel has published the results of its annual survey of in-house lawyer compensation. The highest paid general counsel in the US last year was Brackett Denniston III at General Electric, with a base salary of…

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What do the law faculty at UCLA earn?

Jun 5, 2013 Above the Law has been investigating the compensation offered to law professors, taking a survey of a number of colleges across the country. Having looked at Texas and Michigan, they now turn their attention to UCLA…

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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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Alabama bar reports improved employment stats

Dec 27, 2012 The Alabama State Bar has conducted a survey of 111 lawyers admitted to the bar in October 2011, reporting a better employment picture for 2011 grads than those graduating the prior year. Nearly 32 per cent of…

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General Counsel roles rewarded with impressive pay

Nov 11, 2012 In-house legal roles are looking more and more attractive, as companies hire top talent, keep complex work in-house, and offer attractive salary packages. According to a new report from compensation researcher…

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