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Is Dechert Ahead of the Curve?

Apr 2, 2010 In-house counsel are looking for their law firms to deliver legal services efficiently and cost-effectively. Dechert, a global law firm, is training all partners and associates in the…

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Market disruption clauses invoked

Oct 7, 2008 Banks have over the past week used or are considering using market disruption provisions in their loan agreements to pass on their increased cost of funding to their customers. The background to this is that the cost to…

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Heller Ehrman law firm to dissolve Friday

Sep 26, 2008 The San Francisco law firm Heller Ehrman will formally vote Friday to dissolve, ending a legal partnership that survived the 1906 earthquake, a depression, wars and social upheavals but was, in the final analysis, unable…

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Following Losses, Thelen Renames Itself

Aug 26, 2008 Following the departure of a third name partner, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner announced today that it will rename itself "Thelen." The news followed word earlier today that Jeffrey Steiner and seven corporate…

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UK banks and law firms slash graduate intake

Aug 20, 2008 Property and legal firms have slashed their graduate intake by up to 80 per cent as the credit crisis bites. The slowdown is also affecting graduate entry jobs in construction and management consultancy, and could…

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Five Proven Law Firm Marketing Strategies

Aug 20, 2008 Attorneys can attract quality prospects in your market with the following law firm marketing tips: - Target the right clients - Successful presentations - Use powerful audio logos - Consistent use effective legal…

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Covington launches first Asia office in Beijing

Jul 24, 2008 US law firm Covington & Burling has launched its first office in Asia, with its former management chair Stuart Stock heading the team in Beijing. The news comes just days after Linklaters has announced that Swedish…

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Law firm mergers continue steady pace

Jul 11, 2008 Hildebrandt International says in its Q2 merger report that law firm merger activity continued at a steady pace with a total of 14 completed law firm mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. law firms. Globally, there…

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