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Starting salaries at large US law firms stagnate

Sep 23, 2012 A new report from NALP shows that associate starting salaries have grown stagnant in New York and across the US, according to this article at AboveTheLaw. The hallowed $160K salary for first-year lawyers is becoming…

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Top UK law firms reduce graduate recruitment by 11%

Sep 7, 2012 Leading UK law firms are scaling back their trainee programs in response to lacklustre financial results, and Legal Week suggests that graduate recruitment in the top 20 UK firms will shrink by 11 per cent between…

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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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Which law school sends the most grads to BigLaw?

Jun 29, 2012 The WSJ Law Blog has ranked the top 25 law schools based on the number of graduates they send to full-time, long-term employment at large law firms - those with 250 lawyers or more. The list is compiled from data…

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US legal services market becomes more segmented

May 7, 2012 The most expensive US lawyers are becoming even more costly, while the cheapest are barely keeping up with inflation, according to this story published in the Wall Street Journal. A new report from legal software…

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