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International law firms head to Myanmar

Jul 24, 2013 International law firms are flocking to Myanmar, following significant new investment in the country. Since the military junta lost power in 2011, Myanmar has become an attractive destination for international…

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Poor first quarter results for US legal industry

May 17, 2013 Citi Private Bank and the American Lawyer have conducted their annual surveys of the leading firms in the US legal profession, reporting marginal growth in the first quarter of 2013. According to The American Lawyer,…

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Trend of international mergers to continue

Dec 17, 2012 A recent trend of international law firm mergers is set to continue, says UK legal consultant Tony Williams, who predicts that mergers will likely boost the number of law firms with $2 billion or more in revenues from…

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Large law firms reap rewards of global strategy

Nov 6, 2012 A small number of law firms dominates the international market for legal services, according to a global ranking published last week, the AM Law Global 100. The ranking created the ‘global law firm’ designation to…

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Top 10 UK firms pull away from the pack

Oct 31, 2012 The top 10 UK law firms have widened the gap between themselves and the rest of the top 100 firms, according to the Law Survey 2012 by PricewaterhouseCoopers. These top 10 firms - including

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Should law firms stay on home turf?

Oct 17, 2011 Interesting article here about the effect of international expansion on law firm balance sheets. The article points out that of the five elite London firms belonging to the so called ‘magic circle’, four (

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