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Allen & Overy launches presence in Romania

May 30, 2008 Allen & Overy has launched a Romanian Alliance, signing an exclusive association with local firm Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu SCA (RTPR). The news comes after magic circle rivals Linklaters signalled a retreat from…

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UK law firm salary reviews: a bit of an anticlimax

May 21, 2008 There were several pay-freezes and a couple of modest increases in this year's first round of associate salary reviews, unlike during the previous downturn there have been no cuts, as this year firms have been buffered…

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India cross-border M&A deals down

May 18, 2008 India cross-border acquisitions are in decline - and by no small margin either. The latest stats show a 39% drop so far this year on the corresponding period last year. The news comes only a month after the largest…

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Salary reviews - Freshfields leads Magic Circle

May 11, 2008 Following the recent salary reviews, RollOnFriday has published a detailed "Table of Dosh" currently including City law firms such as Shearman & Sterling, Freshfields, Allen & Overy, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Herbert…

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Allen & Overy freezes associate salaries

May 10, 2008 Allen & Overy has frozen its associate salaries in a surprising decision that completes the magic circle’s round of conservative salary reviews this year. A&O newly qualified pay had previously topped the magic circle…

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A&O students in summer jetset

Apr 16, 2008 A handful of students on a work placement at Allen & Overy will be jetting around the world as part of its summer scheme. The magic circle giant will be spreading 11 students over four international offices: Amsterdam,…

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A&O NY lands $39bn trophy Novartis-Alcon mandate

Apr 8, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has bagged a lead advisory role opposite Cravath Swaine & Moore on the sale of eye-care company Alcon to Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis – a deal that could be worth as much as $39bn…

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