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Magic Circle firms quickly match Cravath associate bonuses

Magic Circle firms quickly match Cravath associate bonuses

Associates at both Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy will receive bonuses of up to $100k this year.

Editor's picks

DIVERSITY

Aspiring women lawyers face 'leaky pipeline' into the profession, study finds

Aspiring women lawyers face 'leaky pipeline' into the profession, study finds

We know that women now occupy almost half the seats in law school classrooms across the United States, but don't get too excited about what that means for their careers.

LEADERSHIP

Singapore names law firm chairman as new Attorney General

Singapore names law firm chairman as new Attorney General

Renowned corporate lawyer and Allen & Gledhill chairman Lucien Wong has been chosen as the next Attorney General of Singapore.

LAWS

'Snooper's charter' bill becomes law in the United Kingdom

'Snooper's charter' bill becomes law in the United Kingdom

The Investigatory Powers Bill has been signed into law, significantly expanding the reach of state surveillance in the United Kingdom.

JUSTICE

Australia appoints first ever woman Chief Justice of the High Court

Australia appoints first ever woman Chief Justice of the High Court

A legal career that began as a 15-year-old high-school drop-out has led Susan Mary Kiefel AC to leadership of High Court of Australia.

Blogs

EMPLOYMENT LAW

The growing arm of South Africa's CCMA

The growing arm of South Africa's CCMA

Does the South African Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration have jurisdiction to hear employment disputes involving South Africans that arise abroad? Potentially, writes Bowmans associate Nonkululeko Mkhwanazi.

BREXIT

Brexit: What is the Great Repeal Bill?

Brexit: What is the Great Repeal Bill?

How will it be passed and what will it look like for the United Kingdom? Bircham Dyson Bell partner Nicholas Evans offers his analysis.

Management speak

GC FUTURES SUMMIT 2016

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Not only do law firms have to compete with other law firms for legal work, LPOs are now a force to be reckoned with as demonstrated by VMware's work with QuisLex.

Corporate counsel

LABOUR LAWS

Surprise ruling throws US overtime rules into limbo

Surprise ruling throws US overtime rules into limbo

The US Department of Labor has been barred from implementing proposed new overtime rules that were slated to come into effect on 1 December.

Business sector round up

APPOINTMENTS

Dillon Eustace appoints new banking partner

Dillon Eustace appoints new banking partner

The Dublin law firm says it is expanding its banking and capital markets group.

ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE

McCann FitzGerald launches artificial intelligence offering

McCann FitzGerald launches artificial intelligence offering

Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald has invested in artificial intelligence to speed up its processes in a range of areas.

Who did the deals

M&A

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

The Dutch law firm advised on the acquisition of the Ingredient Company in Canada.

Bookshelf

THE FUTURE OF LAW

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

A glimpse into the future and some legal reinvigoration is what is on offer to the reader of 'Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer', says law firm guru George Beaton of Beaton Capital.

 
 

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Magic Circle firms quickly match Cravath associate bonuses

Associates at both Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy will receive bonuses of up to $100k this year.