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Olswang halves trainee program

Nov 4, 2011 Olswang has announced that it has cut its graduate program in half because of decreased client demand. In 2014 and 2015 the firm will take on just 12 graduates, down from 24 in a…

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Taking the shears to equity partnerships in 2011

Jan 19, 2011 2011 will be another slow year for law firms, according to the 2011 Client Advisory released by consultants at Hildebrandt Baker Robbins and the Citi Private Bank division of Citigroup, Inc. The report predicts that…

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The future of associate pay

Nov 3, 2010 Before the recession, graduate starting salaries grew at a rate that considerably outstripped inflation. When the demand for legal services dropped, law firms moved to protect partner profits by laying off staff,…

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