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Law firms defy downturn to post bumper results

Jul 14, 2008 As investment banks continue to announce widespread redundancies, the largest global law firms are turning in double-digit revenue increases despite the credit crunch forcing a downturn in deal activity.

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Trainee retention buoyant across City

Jun 29, 2008 A new survey by The Lawyer reveals that trainee retention across the City is up compared to last year. Norton Rose is the clear winner so far, with a 91% retention rate, an increase from 88% last year. Magic circle firm…

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Trainee retention defies crunch

Jun 17, 2008 The credit crunch has failed to have an impact on trainee retention rates, with early indications from a cross-section of leading firms such as Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, CMS Cameron McKenna, Norton Rose, Pinsent…

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City law firms retain less than 90% of trainees

Jun 14, 2008 Some of the UK’s largest City firms have released their trainee retention rates for the September 2008 intake, with the majority offering places to fewer than 90% of their trainees. Of the eight firms that have…

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Norton Rose turnover soars 27%

May 14, 2008 Norton Rose has posted a dramatic rise in turnover in its financial results for 2007-08, with the top 10 City firm seeing revenue soar by more than a quarter to near the £300m mark. Partner profits rose by 16% to stand…

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Norton Rose promotions drop by a third

Apr 29, 2008 Norton Rose has promoted 16 associates to its partnership, a drop of 30 per cent compared to last year when the firm made up 23. Banking was the largest growth area with six new partners, followed by corporate finance…

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Norton Rose nabs Camerons Warsaw man

Apr 4, 2008 Norton Rose has bagged a new partner for its Warsaw practice with the hire of energy specialist Rafal Hajduk from CMS Cameron McKenna. Hajduk joins Norton Rose Piotr Strawa & Partners from Camerons’ local office on…

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Allen & Overy wins rare Anglo-Russian mining deal

Mar 28, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has won a rare instruction on a mining deal, advising Russian mining giant Mechel on its $1.498m (£750m) bid for London-based Oriel Resources. Mechel turned to A&O in the firm's first major…

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