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US firms pay top dollar for rainmakers

Jul 6, 2011 Interesting article here in the New York Times about the demand at large law firms for lateral hires that bring in large books of business. According to industry experts, large US law firms are aggressively pursuing top…

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12 year pay freeze for New York judges

Jul 5, 2011 Here is an interesting article about the remuneration of judges in New York, where the bench hasn’t seen a pay rise in 12 years. According to the article, judges have traditionally left the bench in one of two ways -…

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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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UK College of Law to make 30 redundancies

Jun 7, 2011 The College of Law in the UK is set to make up to 30 staff redundant across five of the eight campuses. In a less than smooth move, the announcement was made on the very ame day that it was revealed that the College…

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