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Law schools move toward specialised training

Oct 30, 2012 Traditionally, legal education has consisted of a general professional degree in law without majors or concentrations. The assumption is that law firms will teach associates the specifics of legal practice, including…

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12 Chinese lawyers to launch new law firm

Oct 29, 2012 Twelve partners from top Chinese law firms have set off on their own to launch AnJie Law Firm, which is due to start serving clients in November. AnJie will be led by antitrust specialist Zhan Hao, who left behind…

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Law firms pursue clients over unpaid legal bills

Oct 25, 2012 Law firms that might previously have hesitated before suing clients for unpaid legal bills are increasingly likely to bring an action to collect, according to a report by the New York Law journal. The report found…

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Large firms underutilize senior lawyers

Oct 2, 2012 This article points out that high-performing junior lawyers are never short of interesting and challenging work, but once they make it to the senior partner rank they will languish without an independent client base.…

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Starting salaries at large US law firms stagnate

Sep 23, 2012 A new report from NALP shows that associate starting salaries have grown stagnant in New York and across the US, according to this article at AboveTheLaw. The hallowed $160K salary for first-year lawyers is becoming…

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