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Smith Moore LLP set for merger with Leatherwood

Jul 21, 2008 Smith Moore LLP, a 130-attorney firm with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, N.C., and Atlanta, will join operations with Leatherwood, which has more than 50 attorneys, to form Smith Moore Leatherwood…

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Law firms defy downturn to post bumper results

Jul 14, 2008 As investment banks continue to announce widespread redundancies, the largest global law firms are turning in double-digit revenue increases despite the credit crunch forcing a downturn in deal activity.

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Salary sparring continues in the City

Jun 29, 2008 Two leading City firms have reversed their earlier decisions to freeze pay. Olswang has upped its NQ salaries to £63,500 despite earlier announcing it was not going to increase the rate. Herbert Smith has also repealed…

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Herbert Smith reverses decision to freeze salaries

Jun 22, 2008 Herbert Smith has become the second firm in recent weeks to renege on its decision to freeze junior lawyer salaries. The top ten City law firm announced today (19 June) that it will be hiking first year trainee solicitor…

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