Who Are The ‘Tier 1’ Top NZ Law Firms In The Legal500 For 2023?

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The Legal 500 rankings for 2023 include a range of kiwi law firms that the organisation assessing law firms in over 150 jurisdictions with the major firms unsurprisingly dominating the Tier 1 rankings. The report highlights the role of all the major firms maintaining a “strong presence in the market” in a catchall outline of …

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London’s Big Law Firms Brace for Economic Downturn and Rising Recruitment Costs

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The lessons of the GFC when law firm headcounts went down have seen Big Law firms in London resist the temptation to cut staff numbers as transactions drop in number and law firm revenues look more shakey. The intense heat of the London legal market and the pressure of the so-called ‘Cravath Scale’ involving dollar-for-dollar …

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FAQ: How Settlement Negotiation Work In A Personal Injury Case

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When someone is involved in an accident and suffers injuries, they may be entitled to compensation for their losses. In many cases, obtaining compensation will involve negotiating a settlement with the party or parties responsible for the accident. Notwithstanding the publicity often according to personal injury claims, the US Department of Justice has said that …

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Gender Equality Advocate Named First Female President of International Bar Association in Two Decades

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After a 20 year gap, the International Bar Association has elected its first woman president, appropriately reflecting the IBA’s own research on the need for greater gender equality in the legal profession. The new IBA president is Spanish lawyer Almudena Arpón de Mendívil y Aldama who is only the second woman in the Association’s 76 …

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How Much Does it Cost to Hire an Immigration Lawyer in the U.S.?

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Despite everything our country has been through in recent years, people from all over the world still want to live and work here. Dealing with immigration issues is not easy. The laws applying to immigration are ever-changing and the forms to obtain visas and green cards are often very complex. You will need a trained …

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Is Parental Leave ‘Sitting on Your Ass’, As One Lawyer Suggested?

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The understandable results of the comment have left the law firm embarrassed and the texting lawyer without a job of his own – presumably sitting on his own ass. A Cleveland lawyer lost his job following an insulting text message he sent to a colleague who had returned from parental leave and resigned for another …

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Former Freshfields Partner Sets Up Strategic Advisory

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Former Freshfields partner Simon Marchant has set up a new strategic advisory business Rosemont Advisors is a strategy and management consultant firm set up to advise law firms and other professional services firms across various sectors, including strategic reviews and implementation, business planning, recruitment process design, growth management, team reviews and optimisation, compensation structures and reviews, …

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