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Some lawyers change their minds on Brexit

Jan 25, 2018 According to data published recently by The Lawyer, 82 per cent of UK-based lawyers voted for remaining in the EU. The survey also found that the vast majority of respondents held the same opinions today as when they…

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Junior lawyers name Brexit top career worry

Nov 7, 2016 According to the latest salary survey conducted by The Lawyer, junior lawyers are currently more concerned about Brexit than any other factor affecting their careers. The survey asked lawyers to respond to an open…

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Ropes & Gray tops diversity ranking

Jul 21, 2014 Vault has released its annual ranking of the 25 best law firms for diversity. The survey collects data from over 17,000 law firm associates, and considers five categories: diversity for women, diversity for…

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Survey takes a closer look at PEP

Jul 9, 2014 The American Lawyer magazine has released the results of its survey of partner pay spreads among the biggest US firms. The survey is an attempt to get behind the PEP metric, the average profits paid to all partners, to…

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Washington firms outperform US counterparts

May 15, 2014 Law firms in Washington DC are doing much better than their counterparts in other US cities, according to a quarterly report released by Citi Private Bank Law Firm Watch. In the first three months of 2014, Washington…

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Survey shows law firm culture is key for laterals

Apr 20, 2014 Major, Lindsey & Africa have released the results of a new survey, which finds that the primary motivating factor in partner moves is “firm culture”. The 2013 Lateral Partner Satisfaction Survey had responses from…

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Survey shows marginal improvement for female lawyers

Feb 26, 2014 The National Association of Women Lawyers has released its eighth annual survey of the largest 200 US firms, finding that women account for 64 per cent of staff attorneys, and just 17 per cent of equity partner roles are…

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UK survey shows law firms rebuilding profitability

Jan 20, 2014 Financial results show that UK law firms are continuing to rebuild their profitability, according to the 14th Financial Benchmarking Survey, published by the Law Society’s Law Management Section. The study, which…

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Young lawyers trapped by debt, says survey

Dec 24, 2013 With tuition fees pushing student debt into the realms of the unmanageable and biglaw jobs still in short supply, law school is not looking to be quite as smart an option it once was. But there is one metric that can…

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US law firms lead the pack on on LGBT work issues

Dec 11, 2013 The 12th annual edition of the Human Rights Campaign’s latest Corporate Equality Index shows that US law firms are becoming better at tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees,…

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