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A survey published by the National Law Journal has reported that lawyer fees now go as high as $1,800 per hour, but that the general counsels of large businesses can insist on large discounts. The client demand for
Clifford Chance has introduced a new recruitment policy, whereby interviewers cannot see the information about where candidates went to university. TheBritish based firm
The American Lawyer magazine announced its Global 100, ranking the world’s 100 highest earning firms and recording revenue, profits per partner and attorney headcount. Of the top 100 firms, 77 are American, 13 are
The Guardian reports that the British Ministry of Justice is examining proposals to cut £220m from the annual legal aid budget, with most of the saving coming from a 17.5% reduction in the fees paid for representing
Butler Snow O’Mara Stevens & Cannada is set to launch a presence in London, offering U.S. tax advice for high net worth families, their businesses and
An alliance of 22 law firms has formed to collaborate on financial litigation against questionable funds and dodgy financial products sold across borders. The International Network for Financial Litigation will
Twenty-two law firms have signed up to participate in an alliance that collaborates on financial litigation against questionable funds and other international financial products. The alliance is called the International
The Government has made a round of ten appointments to the Court of Appeal fro England and Wales. Three female judges - Justices Gloster, Macur and Sharp - were appointed, increasing the number of female justices on the
Jacoby & Myers has brought a suit challenging the rules of the US legal industry, arguing that non-lawyer investors should be permitted to put money in a law firm. Currently
Allen & Overy has formed and exclusive association with Turkish firm Gedik & Eraksoy. The tie-up expands A&O’s existing practice in turkey to include expertise in local law.
British multinational alcoholic beverage company Diageo has purchased a 53.4 per cent stake in the Indian company United Spirits from its parent company the UB Group for Rs. 11,166.5 crore (approximately $2.05 billion).
Shakespeares is set to merge with Harvey Ingram, creating a combined firm - under the name Shakespeares - with a £50m turnover and a headcount of about 815British law firm