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Trainee recruitment code amended

Jul 30, 2015 The trainee recruitment code has been amended and will now allow firms to recruit students who are two years away from graduation. In many cases, that means the students' second year at university. Before this amendment,…

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Lowenstein Sandler launches new D.C. office

Aug 13, 2014 New York-based law firm Lowenstein Sandler has launched a new office in Washington D.C., after the hire of a four-lawyer insurance coverage team from Dickstein Shapiro. Three partners are also set to relocate to the…

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US Law Schools see admissions drop by 11%

Jul 9, 2014 US law schools admissions dropped 11 per cent last year to 39,675 first-year students, making 2013 the smallest incoming class since the 1970s. The Boston Globe cites figures from the Law School Admission Council to…

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BigLaw firms increase entry-level recruitment

Jun 25, 2014 BigLaw firms are increasing their entry-level recruitment to near pre-recession figures, but graduates looking to land a job in a large law firm face serious competition from lawyers that graduated in leaner times and…

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