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Should law firms stay on home turf?

Oct 17, 2011 Interesting article here about the effect of international expansion on law firm balance sheets. The article points out that of the five elite London firms belonging to the so called ‘magic circle’, four (

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US firms increase presence in China

Apr 27, 2011 US firms are increasing their presence in China, with the top 250 US firms running 70 offices in China at the end of 2010. According to the National Law Journal, these firms have 2,055 lawyers in China, and the firms…

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US BigLaw cut down to size

Apr 26, 2011 The 250 largest law firms in the US reduced their lawyer headcount by about 3,000 lawyers last year, and has scaled back by about 9,500 lawyers since 2008, according to a survey of the National Law Journal. These…

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