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Sidley taps SJ Berwin for hedge funds expert

Apr 5, 2008 Hedge funds and financial markets partner Bruce Gardner has left SJ Berwin after eight years to join the London office of US firm Sidley Austin. He joins Sidley as a partner in the investment funds, advisors and…

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Good Year To Be A Woman Lawyer - In The UK At Least

Apr 1, 2008 The year's partnership promotions round is shaping up to be the best ever for female lawyers in the UK, The Lawyer reports. Of the first 10 firms to announce their promotions, 27.5 per cent of them are female, the…

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Is Dubai overlawyered?

Apr 1, 2008 More than 160 years after the discovery of a few gold nuggets turned San Francisco into a boomtown, a different type of gold rush is underway 13,000 miles east in the Persian Gulf. It is turning Dubai — until a…

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Lanier Law Firm opens in Palo Alto

Apr 1, 2008 The Lanier Law Firm said Monday it is moving into Palo Alto and named Christopher Banys to lead the new office. Banys comes to the firm from Palo Alto-based Howrey LLP. The Lanier Law Firm also has offices in Los…

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Zaid to expand Asian Alliance to Vietnam

Mar 29, 2008 Malaysian giant Zaid Ibrahim & Co is continuing its drive to be one of the few international practices in Asia with the firm closing in on an agreement in Vietnam that will expand its existing pan-Asia…

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Big Law, Bigger Profits

Mar 25, 2008 2007 was the best year yet for the nation's largest law firms. The top 50 U.S. firms generated a total of $46.6 billion in revenue in 2007, a 16 percent increase over the 2006 total of $40.3 billion, according to this…

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