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Summer Associate hiring in Washington remains steady

Sep 6, 2011 The summer associate recruitment process is well under way in Washington, where the largest law firms are hiring around the same number of summer associates as last year. The figures are still below pre-recession levels,…

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US BigLaw starts summer recruitment with high hopes

Aug 18, 2011 The recruitment drive for associates for the class of 2013 has begun in earnest, with recruiting partners coming on campus to assess the current crop for coveted BigLaw positions. And keen second year law students…

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The myth of work-life balance in big firms

Jul 1, 2011 Here is an interesting article in the Guardian about work-life balance – or the lack thereof – in large law firms. The article observes that firms maintain the fiction of the balance during recruitment because…

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High demand for energy law recruits in Canada

Apr 18, 2011 Interesting article here about the demand for recruits with an interest in energy law in Canada. In light of predictions that the energy sector will fuel Canada’s economic growth for the next five years: ‘Almost all…

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UK College of Law admits students with poor grades

Mar 22, 2011 The director of business development at the College of Law i the UK, Sarah Hutchinson, has said that 68.4 per cent of students earned a first or upper second class degree at university. This admission means that around…

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