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Firms warned against ditching associate lockstep

Nov 16, 2009 City managing partners are warning that ditching associate locksteps as the job market shows signs of recovery could be harmful. Many firms are gearing up to revamp their current remuneration structures.

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Sacked 'sexpat' associate to sue Allen & Overy

Feb 4, 2009 Allen & Overy Moscow senior associate Deidre Dare, who was sacked without prior notice last week after publishing an erotic novel online, plans to appeal the sacking. The Lawyer reports that the author of the novel…

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US associate pay holds steady

Oct 1, 2008 As law firms grapple with the fallout from the current financial crisis, starting associate pay is likely to hold steady for a while, according to a special associates report from Legal Times.

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