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UK firms defy credit crunch with record results

May 25, 2008 RollOnFriday has published a list of the latest law firm results: Firm --- Turnover --- % increase on 06/07 Field Fisher Waterhouse --- £88m --- 30% Norton Rose --- £297m --- 27% Herbert Smith --- £418m…

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Lending Lawyers: Secondments Gaining Popularity

May 21, 2008 A few large law firms have been arranging secondments -- short-term contracts under which companies "borrow" an outside lawyer for a few weeks to a year or more -- for years, particularly as a service to overseas clients…

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Major Australian law firms expanding in China

May 17, 2008 Australian law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques has opened its third office in China and now has 130 lawyers in China working from offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and now Shanghai. About 100 of them speak…

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Law firms continue to cluster near Silicon Valley

May 16, 2008 During the dot-com boom, large national law firms started setting up shop in Palo Alto. But even after the boom went bust, the firms continued to flock there, solidifying the northern part of Santa Clara County's place…

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