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Top 20 UK firms reduce equity partnerships

Sep 11, 2013 The UK's 20 largest law firms by revenue have seen the overall proportion of equity partners fall by 12% over the last seven years, with equity partners accounting for 59% of the total partner count in 2012-13, according…

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Top UK law firms reduce graduate recruitment by 11%

Sep 7, 2012 Leading UK law firms are scaling back their trainee programs in response to lacklustre financial results, and Legal Week suggests that graduate recruitment in the top 20 UK firms will shrink by 11 per cent between…

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Yale Law School launches Ph.D. program

Jul 19, 2012 Yale Law School has announced the launch of the first US Ph.D. program in Law, with the aim of preparing law students for a career in legal academia. The program will focus on scholarly research and writing, and includes…

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How can law firms benefit from Twitter?

Dec 22, 2010 A whopping eight per cent of internet-users in the US are using Twitter, prompting law firm managers to ask how the might be used to benefit their business. This article aims to provide an account of the ways in which…

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Google offers legal research tool

Nov 19, 2009 Google has announced it is adding a new search function that will find full-text legal opinions from federal and state courts. Users can go to the Google Scholar online search engine and type in case names, topics or…

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