9 April 2012
Do associates still cleave to the stereotype of US firms, or is their American dream about more than busloads of cash? Our survey reveals some surprising findings
So what first attracted you to that incredibly well-paying job at a US firm?
Between 15 and 29 March this year, The Lawyer got around 600 associates to give their opinions on US firms.
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No-fault divorces would help maintain the mediation-based approach lawyers have developed
SRA cracks down on rogue lawyers, but bans its panel from defending them
Tax incentives for charity donations are essential and the chancellor should encourage them
Research for The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the top 100 European law firms finally came to an end last week as the last few questionnaire responses trickled in from firms around the Continent and, as ever, the exercise brought with it a fair amount of frustration.
Three female barristers quit 3 Serjeants’ Inn
Shearman influence spreads as lawyer becomes GC at client Citigroup
Pinterest shows why online companies should seek advice in all the jurisdictions in which they operate
The European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.10 had no application to a case involving a journalist’s application to the Charity Commission for the disclosure of information concerning an inquiry it had conducted, and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 s.32(2) did not have to be read down to give effect to it.
?Thomas Eggar partners have elected litigation head Victoria Brackett as the firm’s first-ever female managing partner, while also revamping its overall management function.
Everyone needs a pension, but the issues surrounding the development of pensions legislation are varied and complex
LSB interim report inconclusive on impact of LSA
Asia regional general counsel Johnny Cheung hopes his ambition to see a deal through to conclusion will stand him in good stead for AXA’s life insurance JV with ICBC
Jeff Wright, partner responsible for information and technology
The QC system should be done away with, and the legal services market brought into the 21st century