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Indian LPO firms continue to flourish

Jul 5, 2013 Legal process outsourcing has been a hugely successful addition to the Indian economy, and is expected to earn more than US$1 billion in 2014. Legal professionals working for US and UK law firms to do simple tasks…

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US legal services sector shed 1,300 jobs in March

Apr 9, 2012 The US legal services sector lost 1,300 jobs last month, according to the latest figures released by the Labor Department. The figures neutralise the modest gains made by the sector in February, which shows a net…

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Summer Associate hiring in Washington remains steady

Sep 6, 2011 The summer associate recruitment process is well under way in Washington, where the largest law firms are hiring around the same number of summer associates as last year. The figures are still below pre-recession levels,…

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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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US legal sector sheds 2,600 jobs this month

Jul 11, 2011 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has released new figures showing that the legal industry shed 2,600 jobs this month. This result represents the fourth month this year during which the legal sector saw jobs…

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