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New Leadership Team Announced For Dechert

New Leadership Team Announced For Dechert 1

From left to right, Sabina Comis, Dave Forti, Mark Thierfelder and Vince Cohen. Dechert has today announced that, effective July 1, 2023, partners David W. Forti and Mark E. Thierfelder will become Co-Chairs and that partners Sabina Comis and Vincent H. Cohen, Jr. will become the firm’s first Global Managing Partners. The incoming leadership team …

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Corrs Chambers Sees M&A Rebound in Australia

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Despite ongoing geopolitical uncertainty and a tightening economy, the Australian M&A market is predicted to rebound in the year ahead, according to Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s M&A 2023 Outlook report. As valuations and share markets settle, the M&A 2023 Outlook predicts deal activity will rebound in mid-2023. Australian M&A activity will be bolstered by tight competition and strong …

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The 3 Waters Constitutional Ram Raid Entrenchment Invokes Legal Fears . . But Where Is Sir Geoffrey?

The 3 Waters Constitutional Ram Raid Entrenchment Invokes Legal Fears . . But Where Is Sir Geoffrey? 3

The moves by the government to entrench the 3 Waters legislation has invoked serious concern from a number of top lawyers. The highly contentious legislation has aroused debate and concern across multiple groups, but the last minute move to require a super majority to revoke the legislation is something that has itself provoked concern, if …

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17 Powerful PPC Marketing Tips For Law Firms That You Need To Know

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Buying ad space is a sure-fire way to gain top-of-Google rankings, which can also buy growth in business rapidly. Pay-per-click (PPC) lets lawyers market on search engines by providing top placement, buying traffic as distinct from some of the organic SEO law marketing tactics that achieve top rankings. The trick here is that you (a) …

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Russell McVeagh Add Real Estate Partner

Leading New Zealand law firm Russell McVeagh has announced the promotion of talented Real Estate lawyer, Natalie Steur, to partner (subject to completing Law Society requirements). Natalie’s promotion will continue the expansion of the firm’s market-leading Real Estate & Construction team following on from Sarah Blackmore‘s promotion to partner last year. The team, which includes partners Ed Crook, David …

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The 3 Key Selling Points Law Firms Need To Consider To Attract Quality Law Candidates (It’s not all about money)

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Leading legal recruiter Louise Hall-Strutt see ‘horror stories’ that turn off potential candidates for law jobs in a market where they can afford to be choosy. Salaries are not the be-all and end-all of what they are looking for, she says, but rather what the reputation is of their prospective law firm. And she outlines …

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What To Do To Resolve Payment Disputes in Construction Contracts

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The building and construction industry commonly sees disputes regarding payments for a wide variety of reasons including building delays, under payments, non payments, design and planning errors and others. Such disputes can be extremely disruptive for the contractors and builders as it can affect cash flow, which could impact their ability to buy materials, support …

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NZ Disputes Tribunal Serves Interests of Civil Justice With New Opportunities

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The Disputes Tribunal continues to provide valuable services for those seeking civil remedies and opportunities arise for those who can provide assistances as Tribunal referees. The LawFuel Law Jobs Network currently has two roles for Disputes Tribunal referees and has advertised other roles for this important aspect to the Justice Ministry’s role proving fast and …

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Has The Big Law Bonus Boom Ended, As Firms Ease Up On Payments

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The bonuses may have been big an growing in the past couple of years, but 2023 looks tougher with Big Law scaling back the bonuses as Baker McKenzie kicks off the bonus season with the first, publicly declared bonuses. Baker McKenzie has agreed to pay its US associates end-of-year bonuses of up to $115,000 depending on …

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