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What do the law faculty at UCLA earn?

Jun 5, 2013 Above the Law has been investigating the compensation offered to law professors, taking a survey of a number of colleges across the country. Having looked at Texas and Michigan, they now turn their attention to UCLA…

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Highest paid partners make 10x more than colleagues

Jun 5, 2013 There is a growing divide between the biggest rainmakers at large law firms and their colleagues, according to Steven Harper, the Northwestern professor and author of 'The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis'. Harper…

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US law firms opt for smaller equity partnerships

May 11, 2013 The American Lawyer reports that leading US law firms are shrinking the proportion of equity partners relative to the number of fee-earners, and routing capital to improve profits per partner. The American Lawyer…

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In-house lawyers closing the pay gap

Apr 18, 2013 A new report has found that the wage gap between private practice and in-house lawyers is closing, as the amount of time taken to reach partnership continues to increase. Towers Watson’s Legal Salary Report found…

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Petition seeks increase in pay for Indian judges

Apr 18, 2013 The Delhi High Court is hearing a petition seeking an increase in the salaries of Supreme Court and High Court judges in India. The petition was filed by Deepak Khosla, and the respondents are the Union of India, the…

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New UK regulations squeeze personal injury lawyers

Mar 24, 2013 The Guardian has reported on a survey indicating that nearly a fifth of the personal injury law firms operating in the north-west of England are considering closing down. The figures come from a survey conducted by…

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Barclays' GC awarded $3.6m bonus

Mar 23, 2013 The outgoing general counsel at Barclays, Mark Harding, has been awarded a £3.6m bonus as part of a share incentive plan for the bank's directors and managers. Last month Harding announced that he would retire after…

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US law schools ranked by starting salary

Mar 20, 2013 Last year, Forbes magazine ranked schools according to mid-career median salaries. This year they have decided to take a slightly different approach, ranking the schools according to median starting salaries because -…

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