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Magic Circle 'wasted' £10m on trainees last year

Apr 30, 2013 A report by The Lawyer shows that trainee attrition cost magic circle law firms more than £10m between them last year. The report looks at how much each firm invested in training, including the LPC course fee,…

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ABA fields proposals for change in legal education

Feb 14, 2013 Commentators have criticized the legal education industry for offering expensive legal training in a hopelessly depressed job market. They argue that educational institutions seem to be the last to catch on to…

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71 US law firms get perfect score on LGBT programs

Nov 20, 2012 The Human Rights Campaign scored leading legal and corporate institutions on their policies benefiting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees, awarding a perfect score to 71 law firms and a score of above 90…

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South Africa to reform legal industry

May 23, 2012 The Justice Minister for South Africa, Jeff Radebe, has announced a program of reform for the country’s legal services industry, with numerous changes to be made in the judiciary and the wider legal profession.…

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