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UK trainee retention figures emerge

Aug 9, 2011 UK traineee retention figures are all over the map, with some firms offering places to their entire trainee group while others announce that their trainees will be left out in the cold this recruitment season. New…

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Graduates in Nevada face a tough job market

Jul 29, 2011 Law graduates in the US state of Nevada face a tough job market and declining pay, according to reports. The State Bar of Nevada has published a survey showing that base salary for those with less than five years of…

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US legal sector sheds 2,600 jobs this month

Jul 11, 2011 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has released new figures showing that the legal industry shed 2,600 jobs this month. This result represents the fourth month this year during which the legal sector saw jobs…

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The third tier of US lawyers

Jun 16, 2011 There is interesting coverage in the Wall Street Journal on the creation of a ‘third tier’ of legal practitioners in the US: temp or contract attorneys that perform document review work. Increased client concern…

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Law School in China struggles against US job fears

May 26, 2011 The Peking University School of Transnational Law is running into difficulty as it seeks to gain accreditation by the American Bar Association. Accreditation by the ABA would allow the school’s mostly Chinese graduates…

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