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Former Dewey partners may be liable for $45m in rent

Oct 20, 2012 The former partners of defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf may be personally liable for $45 million from the lease on the firm's New York headquarters. The lease was signed in 1989, in a period when law firms were structured…

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Top city law firms convert to LLPs

May 8, 2008 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Macfarlanes and Hammonds have become the latest law firms to convert to limited liability partnership (LLP) status. All three firms converted with effect from 1 May, leaving just a handful…

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