Jul 5, 2013

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Law firms find loopholes to promote their services
New Delhi: Lawyers can't solicit business in India, directly or indirectly, which means they can't advertise their services. That hasn't stopped Indian law firms from finding ways of creating a brand and gaining the attention of prospective clients ...
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Law firm says NI central to success
Belfast Telegraph
The legal services sector has grown thanks to the arrival to Belfast of firms such as Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills and Axiom. Would-be lawyers from Ashfield Girls' School in Belfast recently visited Allen & Overy in Belfast to learn about the ...
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Surveyors and law firms gain from tighter rules
South China Morning Post
The government's tough revamp of the rules on home sales has seen transactions in the primary market virtually grind to a halt, but some sectors have found a silver lining in the cloud hanging over the real estate market. Surveying and law firms have ...
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Local Law Firm Supports Buffalo Zoo's New Polar Bear
William Mattar Law Offices has expanded on their motto "Helping people, it's what we do" by reaching out to a baby polar bear this month. The bear cub, Kali, was rescued in Alaska earlier this year and is now at the Buffalo Zoo. The personal injury ...
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DLA Piper takes top spot in law firm rankings
Financial Times
DLA Piper has become the biggest law firm in the world by revenue, knocking its rival Baker & McKenzie off the top spot, according to new rankings. The two firms swapped the first and second positions in annual global rankings compiled by Legal ...
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Yorkshire law firms announce merger
Business Sale Report
Richard Marshall, managing director of Lupton Fawcett Lee & Priestley, expressed admiration of Denison Till's practice: "The Denison Till team have built a tremendous and high quality law firm serving the vibrant York and wider North and East Yorkshire ...
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North West law firms feeling Laspo pinch, states report
Post Online
More than 70% of the North West's personal injury law firms claim that civil litigation reforms introduced in April are having a negative impact on their businesses, accrosing to a survey carried out by Liverpool-based firm O'Connors. 05 Jul 2013; By ...
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Sale of law firm completed
Following the appointment of Leeds-based David Wilson and Ian Walker of Begbies Traynor to South Devon legal practice Recompense Limited last month (22 May 2013), all divisions of the firm have now been sold to other local firms, ensuring the best ...
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City law firm adds new lender bridging perspective
B&C Distributor
Silk Route Legal is a boutique law firm based in the City of London and is the 13th associate to join the Association. The firm acts for borrowers looking for short term lending and will bring different experiences and a new perspective, to enhance the ...
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City law firm payouts
Financial News
City law firm payouts. 05 Jul 2013. Take a Financial News trial today: Breaking industry news & commentary; 10 year searchable archive; FN Powerlists & Special Reports; FN on mobile and iPad. Register for a trial. FN Image - What you get. Does your ...
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Federal Courthouse to display Putnam law firm duo's art collection
State Journal
Charleston's federal courthouse is now featuring works from a Putnam County law firm duo's private collection. The exhibit, which is part of the Judiciary Fine Arts Program, displays 40 works, including those from bigger galleries in Los Angeles, San ...
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Law firm announces partner promotion in Harrogate
Harrogate News
Health and social care law firm Hempsons, has announced the promotion of Faisal Dhalla to partner at its Station Parade based office in central Harrogate. Faisal, who specialises in corporate and commercial law and joined the firm in 2008, has worked ...
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Series of promotions at city law firm
This is Nottingham
CITY law firm Cartwright King has two new directors after two of its legal experts were promoted. Simon Clarke is a senior crown court advocate and motoring law specialist, while Ben Haigh is an expert in professional discipline and business defence. ​.
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Storm warning: how to spot the tell-tale signs of a law firm in financial trouble
Legal Week
When a business enters a formal insolvency procedure, creditors and employees lose out, as well as the owners of the business who lose their equity investment. When a law firm enters an insolvency process, however, there is another class of stakeholder ...
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Good times return to law firm as deals mount
The Times (subscription)
Partners at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer will receive an average of £1.4 million each this year as the "Magic Circle" law firm defied the sluggish market for professional services to move within touching distance of its earnings before the financial ...
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Mills elected chairman, managing director of law firm
Mills is a member of the real estate and commercial practice groups at Cummings & Lockwood. His legal practice includes commercial real estate transactions, such as commercial leasing, sales, acquisitions and financings. He has also represented ...
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Top court sides with CN in conflict case
Globe and Mail
In 2008, the law firm, while working on three unrelated files for the railroad, turned around and filed a potential $1.75-billion class action against CN, alleging it had overcharged Western farmers to haul their grain. But the Supreme Court declined ...
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Top five law firms in pay bonanza despite flat profits
The Independent
The figures, which were collated by Legal Business in its annual survey of the world's biggest law firms, found that fewer than 1800 lawyers shared the estimated £2.2 billion, meaning they could typically enjoy pay of between £1 million and £2 million ...
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Clifford Chance boss: Law firms could not have held LGBT parties 25 years ago
David Bickerton, the Managing Partner for London of one of the world's largest law firms, Clifford Chance, has spoken to PinkNews.co.uk to discuss how changes in the law positively change society and how his own profession has become a welcoming place ...
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Branching out - how top law firms are going beyond the City to cut costs
Legal Week
With no let-up from clients to cut costs, law firms are finally waking up to the need drive down legal process costs. Gerard Starkey and Anna Reynolds chart the growing trend of firms establishing low-cost outposts. Deutsche Bank's global head of ...
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Mayor agrees to legal contract with private firm
METHUEN — The mayor says he's reached a contractual agreement with a private law firm hired to provide legal services in the absence of a city solicitor. The City Council voted in late May to hire municipal firm Kopelman and Paige, but Mayor Stephen ...
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Congress suspects CM office's involvement
Times of India
Asked if Singh's lawyer could mail a copy, the leader of opposition's office claimed that the law firm which filed the reply would under no circumstances hand over the document to the media. The Congress suspected, the "leak" happened from the chief ...
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Private equity firm hires planning team as ABS total hits 160
Law Gazette
A law firm backed by James Caan's private equity investment company has announced the appointment of a team of six town planners. Knights Solicitors, which secured an alternative business structure licence in January, will incorporate the new additions ...
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Keker & Van Nest, Wachtell, Paul Weiss: Business of Law
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, the law firm that advises the Bank of England, increased revenue by 7.2 percent to 1.22 billion pounds ($1.84 billion), outperforming two of its competitors. Linklaters LLP, another one of the largest London-based ...
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QU law student first Qatari to win Patton Boggs fellowship
Gulf Times
The Patton Boggs Foundation, funded by members of law firm Patton Boggs for the support of law students doing pro bono public policy work, has awarded one of its 2013 Public Policy Fellowships to a law student selected by Qatar University (QU)'s ...
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Near-shoring and LPO takes hold as more top 30 firms eye moves
Legal Week
Fifteen of the UK's top 30 law firms by revenue have either set up their own low-cost legal centre or are sending routine legal work to legal process outsourcing (LPO) providers, according to research conducted by Legal Week. Several other leading ...
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Pyrotechnics Operator: 'Lufkin Firework Extravaganza is only getting bigger'
Mike Love and Associates Law Firm have been working hard to make this year's firework extravaganza bigger and better. Wayne Elledge, an investigator for the law firm and Pyrotechnics Operator for the firework show, says it takes a lot of man hours to ...
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International firms aim to cash in on Chinese companies' appetite for outbound ...
Legal Week
When Smithfield, the world's largest pork producer, announced at the end of May that it had agreed to be bought by a Chinese meat processing company, Shuanghui International, it made the US public sit up and take notice. The $4.7bn (£3.1bn) deal, which ...
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City lawyers in elite 'magic circle' of five firms share £2.2bn pay pot
The Independent
The survey of global law firms, produced by Legal Business, showed that despite a lack of mergers and acquisitions in recent years, corporate legal advisory remains a lucrative business. Equity partners in all the magic circle firms can expect to take ...
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Amarchand & Mangaldas adds 15 new partners including 2 lateral partners
VC Circle
Law firm Amarchand& Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co has added as many as 15 new partners, taking the total number of partners to 84 across its seven offices. It has elevated 13 of its principal associates as partners besides adding two as lateral ...
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Atlanta's Boutique Law Firm Celebrates 12 Years
Exec Digital
Source: The Anderson Firm, LLC Atlanta, GA, July 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Anderson Firm, LLC a legal and business boutique established in 2001, serves a unique need in Atlanta, Georgia. The firm counts TV personalities, producers, restaurateurs, ...
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JF (Jim) Chester Internet Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
Jim Chester, CHESTER pllc's CEO and founding principal, says, "The practice of law is constantly changing, and we are proud to be pioneers in that regard. We seek to offer an alternative to large, expensive firms by providing quality legal services for ...
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Complaint details unethical conduct by asbestos attorneys
Legal News Line
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A former associate at the law firm Brayton Purcell LLP has filed a complaint in the California Superior Court against the firm and its founder, Alan R. Brayton. Brayton. The 45-page complaint, which at times reads like ...
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Mourant Ozannes makes shortlist in two categories at STEP Private Client Awards
The Lawyer
The offshore law firm is a finalist in the categories of International Legal Team of the Year and Contentious Trusts and Estates Team of the Year. 4 July 2013. This follows Mourant Ozannes' Legal Team of the Year recognition at the STEP Caribbean ...
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OFT scrutiny of Government ICT market could drive IT suppliers to diversify ...
Expert in IT contract negotiations David Isaac of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com, said that the OFT's information gathering exercise should help raise awareness in the market of the need for more diversified supply chains. He said ...
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Has Feetham breached code of ethics?
It should be added that Danny's brother is also a partner in the same law firm and that is only relevant because he is an executive member of the GSD and if the votes had gone his way he would have been his party's candidate at the by-election held ...
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CA Overturns Fee Award for Prevailing on Arbitration Petition
Metropolitan News-Enterprise
A law firm that successfully forced its former clients to arbitrate their claims that the firm breached its retainer agreement should not have been awarded attorney fees or costs, the Court of Appeal for this district ruled Wednesday. Div. One ...
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Minnesota Lawyer announces Unsung Legal Heroes, Up & Coming honorees
Minnesota Lawyer
The criteria for selection are: professional accomplishment, leadership service to the community and the profession or achievement as in house counsel. The Unsung Legal Heroes award honors the law firm employees who have consistently gone above and ...
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Law Librarian Blog: Law Firm Library Directors Rule High Ticket and ...
By Law Librarian
Law firm profits are reviving, lawyers continue to demand the best and most strategic information resources for their practices and yet library chiefs have succeeded in containing costs. The survey give clues how they achieve this. Librarians ...
Law Librarian Blog
Morton's Musings: Can a law firm accept a retainer to act against a ...
By James C Morton
Can a law firm accept a retainer to act against a current client on a matter unrelated to the client's existing files? More specifically, can a firm bring a lawsuit against a current client on behalf of another client? If not, what remedies are available.
Morton's Musings
Local Law Firm Supports Buffalo Zoo's New Polar Bear | Virtual ...
William Mattar Law Offices made a donation to the Buffalo Zoo to benefit a rescued polar bear cub named Kali. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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Silver Earned Between $350k and $450k From Private Law Firm ...
ALBANY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, earned between $350,000 and $450,000 in 2012 from a powerful Manhattan law firm that specializes ...
FBI — Bay Area Law Firm Paralegal Pleads Guilty to Fraud
In pleading guilty, Reyes admitted to having worked as a secretary, office manager, and paralegal for a Bay Area law firm. Reyes admitted that from about 2006 ...
Social media will soon drive more traffic to law firm websites than ...
Law firms looking to draw traffic to their websites and blogs will want to move on from ... Law firms focused on SEO, like other marketers, are living in the past.
Embedded librarianship in law firms: issues and opportunities | On ...
By Sarah Sutherland, Manager of Content and Partnerships, CanLII. There has been a fair amount of talk recently about law librarians using embedded ...

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