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UK Law Society elects new vice president

Apr 28, 2014 The Law Society has elected a new vice president: TLT Solicitors senior partner Robert Bourns. Bourns is expected to become president in 2016. The Law Society has been riven with conflict in recent months, with…

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Law firm leaders confident about the future

Apr 1, 2014 Citi Private Bank has issued its First Quarter report, which reveals that law firm managing partners have a confident outlook for the future, with a six point increase in managing partner confidence. Managing…

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Law firm health can't be measured by PPP

May 22, 2013 Average profits per equity partner is a metric that gets a lot of attention in the legal services industry, and is key to the results of the annual American Lawyer rankings — the Am Law 100. But measuring the…

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Falling retirement rate thwarts ambitions

Aug 9, 2012 One in seven lawyers believe that their pursuit of promotion to partnership status is being hindered by fewer partners retiring from their firm, according to a new survey of leading UK law firms conducted by legal…

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US legal services sector adds 4500 jobs in July

Aug 6, 2012 The number of jobs in the US legal services sector has increased by about 4,500 since July 2011, with the total number of jobs remaining steady at about 1.2 million since the beginning of the year. The US economy as…

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South Africa to reform legal industry

May 23, 2012 The Justice Minister for South Africa, Jeff Radebe, has announced a program of reform for the country’s legal services industry, with numerous changes to be made in the judiciary and the wider legal profession.…

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