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Paralegal pay rises 3%

Jun 3, 2013 A new survey has shown a 3 per cent increase in pay for paralegals over last year’s figures, while the rates that law firms charge clients for paralegal services dropped 5 per cent in the same period. The survey…

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UK government funds new paralegal training program

Jul 4, 2012 The UK government has announced the launch of a paralegal training scheme that offers students an 18 month course combined with a paid apprenticeship in a law firm. The program will be offered by Pearson, and has the aim…

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Legal support staff get a rough deal at bonus time

Dec 22, 2011 Above the Law has been keeping a close eye on announcements regarding annual bonuses from large law firms. Their reporting has noted that the size of this year’s payouts is underwhelming to many who are receiving them.…

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GCs keep work in-house to save on costs

Oct 25, 2010 Legal consultants Altman Weil released their Chief Legal Officer Survey last week, reporting that 63 per cent of respondents increased their internal budgets from 2009 to 2010, while 29 per cent said that they planned…

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