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Divorce proceeding sheds light on BigLaw pay

Jun 3, 2014 A divorce proceeding in the Massachusetts Appeals Court has a rare peek into the secretive subject of how much partners are paid at large law firms The ruling in Hoort v. Hoort reversed a contempt judgment against a…

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39 US lawyers make the Forbes 400

Sep 25, 2012 The Forbes 400, the annual ranking of the 400 wealthiest Americans by Forbes magazine, has 39 lawyers (or, at least, law graduates) on the list this year, down from 40 last year. New to the list is hedge fund magnate…

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UK couples may be forced to mediate divorces

Feb 28, 2011 New government proposals could force UK couples to take their divorce disputes to before resorting to the court system. The move was announced by Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly, a former

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Litigation funding on the up

Nov 16, 2010 The New York Times has reported that investors are looking to litigation for new investment opportunities. They fund a wide range of litigation, from medical malpractice claims, divorce battles and class actions against…

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The McCartney Mills Divorce Heads Back To Court Soon

Mar 2, 2008 Paul McCartney and Heather Mills' divorce proceedings are scheduled to continue on March 17, according to reports. The case's judge, Mr Justice Bennett, is expected to resume the hearing upon his return to London from…

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Law firms braced for divorce

Dec 31, 2007 Law firms are bracing themselves for a New Year divorce boom as couples stressed by the Christmas period rush to untie the knot. Some leading specialist practices reported taking on up to three times their normal number…

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