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US legal services sector shed 1,300 jobs in March

Apr 9, 2012 The US legal services sector lost 1,300 jobs last month, according to the latest figures released by the Labor Department. The figures neutralise the modest gains made by the sector in February, which shows a net…

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US legal services sector adds 1000 jobs in January

Feb 6, 2012 The legal services sector in the US added about 1000 jobs in January, regaining at least some of the ground lost in January, when the sector lost 1,800 jobs. Things are certainly more stable now than they were in…

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More lawyers registered in the UK than ever before

Dec 19, 2011 There are 163,109 lawyers registered on the roll in the UK, up from 68,971 in 1991, to a record high. The number of practicing lawyers might be better estimated by looking at the figures for current practicing…

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US legal sector gains 100 jobs in November

Dec 4, 2011 The US legal sector grew by 100 jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' preliminary employment report. These modest gains follow the addition of 400 jobs to the sector in October, but growth does…

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US Legal Sector loses 1,300 Jobs in September

Oct 12, 2011 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the second consecutive month of negative growth for the legal sector. Things were looking good in July, when 4,100 positions were added, but the sector took a turn for the worse…

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US legal sector sheds 2,600 jobs this month

Jul 11, 2011 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has released new figures showing that the legal industry shed 2,600 jobs this month. This result represents the fourth month this year during which the legal sector saw jobs…

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