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Eight Chinese students win Jones Day Fellowship award

Jun 23, 2009 Eight law students from Beijing-based universities including Peking and Tsinghua were honored with the 2009 Jones Day International Legal Fellowship awards. They received 15,000 yuan (2,194 USD) each as "support to their…

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Singapore lures overseas-trained lawyers back home

Feb 13, 2009 In a move to attract overseas-trained Singapore lawyers to come back and practise law at home, the Singapore Law Ministry will abolish the one-year-long Diploma in Singapore Law course. Foreign educated lawyers will…

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UCL hold on to glory at Dechert quiz

Dec 12, 2008 University College London students fought off stiff competition at the Dechert annual quiz to emerge victorious for the second year in a row. The London School of Economics and King's College London put in a valiant…

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Beef eating contest at Proskauer Rose

Aug 19, 2008 According to abovethelaw, at a party organised by Proskauer in Boston two summer associates said they would accept their offers only if two associates could finish the remaining beef in 15 minutes. Two associates rose to…

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A&O students in summer jetset

Apr 16, 2008 A handful of students on a work placement at Allen & Overy will be jetting around the world as part of its summer scheme. The magic circle giant will be spreading 11 students over four international offices: Amsterdam,…

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