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Is this the end of BigLaw?

Jul 23, 2013 This article By Noam Scheiber in New Republic, entitled ‘The Last Days of BigLaw’ is making waves through the blogosphere and beyond. The article points out that the golden age of the law firm partner saw the…

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Lateral hiring - value for money?

Feb 4, 2013 The American Lawyer has published an article investigating the outcomes of aggressive lateral hiring, in light of the increased rate of partner churn among large law firms. Indiana University law professor William…

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Limited liability to be blamed for Howrey failure?

Mar 24, 2011 Most commentators say that Howrey failed as a result of a quick expansion and partner dissatisfaction arising from a combination of fluctuating profits and a lack of transparency. Washington Post columnist Steven…

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DLA Piper advises on Zavvi collapse

Dec 28, 2008 DLA Piper’s Manchester office has secured the lead role advising Ernst & Young as administrator to collapsed UK entertainment retailer Zavvi. The Zavvi Group became the latest British high street victim of the…

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Paul Hastings resignations follow client collapse

Apr 13, 2008 The London office of US giant Paul Hastings was left licking its wounds this week after one of its clients collapsed amidst allegations of fraud - and two of its associates abruptly jumped ship. The firm's severely…

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