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Bird & Bird merges with City boutique Lane & Partners

Sep 19, 2008 Bird & Bird has boosted its corporate and litigation practices, sealing a merger with 30-lawyer London firm Lane & Partners. The move comes just two weeks after the firm launched four offices in Central & Eastern Europe,…

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Bird & Bird signs up McDermott Brussels head

Aug 6, 2008 Bird & Bird has taken McDermott Will & Emery’s Brussels head Jose Rivas, less than two years after the competition partner joined the US firm from Hammonds. Rivas joins the firm with Danish-qualified EU law and…

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Bird & Bird with 24% revenue rise

May 30, 2008 Bird & Bird has reported a revenue hike of almost 25% for the last financial year, with the firm today announcing that fee income hit £143m for the year ending 30 April, 2008. The top 25 firm has posted a 24% hike in…

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Salary reviews - Freshfields leads Magic Circle

May 11, 2008 Following the recent salary reviews, RollOnFriday has published a detailed "Table of Dosh" currently including City law firms such as Shearman & Sterling, Freshfields, Allen & Overy, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Herbert…

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Bird & Bird hikes newly qualified pay 9% to £60k

May 2, 2008 Newly-qualified solicitors at the top 30 UK firm will see their salaries rise from £55,000 to £60,000 – an increase of 9%. The firm’s second-year trainees also benefit from a double-digit increase, rising by more…

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