Archive for May, 2007

Law Firm Has IPO and Goes Public…but what about the public?

Monday, May 21st, 2007 at 21:39

Why wait for Clementi and the Legal Services Act? It’s already happening. The Lawyer reported today that Slater & Gordon, a PI firm based throughout Australia floated on the stockmarket. Over 8 million shares were sold, the market closing at AUS$1.4 on an issue price of AUS$1. It’s hardly in the Google IPO stratosphere but […]

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Salary Increases for City Law Firm Associates

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007 at 16:28

The seasonal rounds of salary rises for law firm associates are flooding in. The UK City firms are paying newly-qualifieds around £64,000, with one-year qualifieds getting between £66,000 and £70,000. US firms are paying more in London: Shearman & Sterling are offering £75,000 and White & Case are paying £76,000. By contrast, in New York, […]

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