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US law firms continue China expansion

Aug 16, 2008 US firm Dechert has been granted a licence to open an office in Beijing, its first in mainland China, the firm has said in a statement. So far this year, ten US firms have obtained licences to open firms in China,…

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Covington launches first Asia office in Beijing

Jul 24, 2008 US law firm Covington & Burling has launched its first office in Asia, with its former management chair Stuart Stock heading the team in Beijing. The news comes just days after Linklaters has announced that Swedish…

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DLA Piper kicks off laterals season in the US

Jan 27, 2008 The first few weeks of 2008 already have marked an abundance of lateral hires among partners making a switch for better opportunities at some of the nation's biggest law firms. In one of the more prominent switches to…

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Chicago law firms expand in Charlotte

Jan 11, 2008 In 1998, Chicago law firm Mayer Brown established an office in Charlotte to be close to that city's bankers. A decade later, its local rivals are trying to muscle in on what has become a lucrative financial-services…

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