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Clean Tech Focus Helps Law Firms Clean Up

Apr 19, 2008 As more money flows into green technologies, law firms have increasingly adopted clean tech practice groups dedicated to guiding emerging companies and venture capital firms. Law firms such as Cooley Godward Kronish LLP,…

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The truth about partnerships

Apr 15, 2008 The run-up to partnership is one of the most stressful periods of a lawyer's career. One ambitious young associate, when approaching his second bite at the partnership cherry, put on three stone as he comfort-ate his way…

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UK law firms under pressure on staff diversity

Apr 11, 2008 London law firms are under growing client pressure to promote more women and people from ethnic and other minorities, according to the new head of one of the largest firms. Big firms were lagging behind other sectors…

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Orrick Examines Options for Debut in Germany

Apr 9, 2008 Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is in talks to enter the German market -- with a merger as the firm's preferred route into the country. The firm is already in talks in Germany, with Duesseldorf corporate firm Holters &…

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Indian salaries rocket as UK firms poach talent

Apr 8, 2008 A full-blown salary war has erupted in India in response to increased local and international competition for talent, resulting in pay increases of more than 50 per cent at most top Indian law firms in the last year.…

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Lawyers In The Middle East - Check Before You Jump

Apr 7, 2008 Lawyers seeking work in the Middle East, attracted by monstrous salaries and exciting work prospects, need to also carefully research the firms they plan to work for. An article on two Australian lawyers working in…

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Pace of US law firm mergers holds steady

Apr 6, 2008 There were 17 law firm mergers and acquisitions reported in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2008, according to the legal management consultancy Altman Weil Inc. The largest merger was between McGuireWoods LLP, a…

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