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Olswang halves trainee program

Nov 4, 2011 Olswang has announced that it has cut its graduate program in half because of decreased client demand. In 2014 and 2015 the firm will take on just 12 graduates, down from 24 in a…

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US Legal Industry Adds 1,500 Jobs in April

May 10, 2011 Finally some good news on US legal industry job statistics: the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that the industry added 1,500 jobs in April after two consecutive months of decline. The industry lost 300 jobs in…

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The future of associate pay

Nov 3, 2010 Before the recession, graduate starting salaries grew at a rate that considerably outstripped inflation. When the demand for legal services dropped, law firms moved to protect partner profits by laying off staff,…

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