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Hogan Lovells set to make up to 7 redundancies

Aug 22, 2014 Hogan Lovells is set to make seven support staff redundant as part of the firm's plan to relocate IT services from London to Johannesburg. The firm announced its intention to offshore business services to Johannesburg…

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Cooley Law School set to make mass layoffs

Aug 16, 2014 Reports indicate that Cooley Law School is set to lay off over 50 percent of its faculty of 271 law professors. One angry professor speaking to the Lansing City Pulse had this to say: “We have non-disparagement and…

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Ashurst outsources more support staff roles

Aug 12, 2014 Ashurst is set to lay off up to 17 support staff as it outsources out-of-hours support services. The current out-of-hours support team consists of 34 staff. The firm intends to retain a London "hub" of staff, while…

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Hill Dickinson set to cut 39 jobs

Jul 29, 2014 Hill Dickinson has launched a redundancy consultation, placing 39 lawyers and support positions at risk. The jobs are being cut from the firm’s counter-fraud division, which investigates suspicious insurance…

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Ashurst scales back its Adelaide office

Jul 24, 2014 Ashurst is set to scale back its Adelaide presence, eliminating five jobs and relocating the only Adelaide-based partner. A spokesperson for the firm said that the affected individuals would be offered jobs at Ashurst…

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