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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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Law firms rush to collect on unpaid bills

Dec 24, 2013 Law firms have been scrambling to collect payment before the end of the year - a sensitive task if it is to be carried out effectively while maintaining goodwill with clients. Most US law firms link partner…

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Law Society of Scotland urges pay equity

Oct 31, 2013 The Law Society of Scotland has urged Scottish law firms to address pay inequality after it published a new survey showed male employees earning considerably more than their female counterparts. The survey of more…

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Women paid significantly less than men in-house

Sep 17, 2013 A report from Above the Law supplements the recently released ranking of America’s best-paid general counsel with data on the compensation paid to rank-and-file in-house lawyers. The data comes from a survey…

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DWF's controversial pay rate disparity

Aug 23, 2013 Roll on Friday reports that the trainees qualifying at DWF next month will be paid more than some first and second year lawyers. The pay disparity arises from DWF’s acquisition of…

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