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Kuala Lumpur leads Asian IPO market

Aug 31, 2012 Until late last year, Hong Kong was the world leader for initial public offerings, but now the Hong Kong Stock Exchange ranks at ninth place in terms of funds raised in IPOs, according to statistics published by…

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LPO UnitedLex records 52% growth in revenue

Aug 30, 2012 Legal process outsourcing continues to grow at an exponential rate, as many firms seek to cut costs by using cheap labour options for routine legal work like e-discovery, document review, patent drafting and patent…

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Falling retirement rate thwarts ambitions

Aug 9, 2012 One in seven lawyers believe that their pursuit of promotion to partnership status is being hindered by fewer partners retiring from their firm, according to a new survey of leading UK law firms conducted by legal…

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Bigger isn't better in Washington DC

Aug 7, 2012 A survey of the law firms operating in Washington DC indicates that the “bigger is better” growth strategy might be a thing of the past. In fact, eight of the region’s 10 largest law firms maintained or shrank…

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Mid-tier firms drive legal jobs growth in Australia

Jul 11, 2012 Job growth in the Australian legal services market is primarily due to middle tier firms which, according to a survey by The Australian newspaper, have increased by 8 per cent this financial year. This rate of growth…

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UK firms look to emerging markets for growth

Jul 9, 2012 Large UK firms seem to have heeded the warning set by Dewey & LeBouef, which showed the dangers of rapid expansion. Instead, these firms are pursuing a more modest expansion strategy that focusses on the oppportunities…

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