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Melbourne lawyer struck of for +$12m fraud

Apr 1, 2014 A Melbourne lawyer has been struck off the Roll of Legal Practitioners for committing fraud to the value of more than $12 million of client money. Philip David Linacre walked into the Legal Services Board offices in…

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Manatt boosts C&S practice in Orange County

Mar 28, 2014 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips has hired former K&L Gates partner Thomas J. Poletti to boost its Corporate and Securities practice. Poletti joins the firm’s Orange County office, continuing a hiring spree that included Los…

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Billing report shows rates are up, hours are down

Mar 27, 2014 Corporate clients bought fewer hours from law firms in 2013, though they paid more for what they bought, according to the latest LegalView Legal Market Index, which is produced by data firm TyMetrix. The number of legal…

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