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Bakers decide to beef up team in domestic back yard


By Neasa MacErlean

07 December 2015 at 09:03 BST


Baker & McKenzie is putting into effect a growth plan for its North American presence, recognising that only 8 of its 77 offices are located in the US.

Sergey Nivens

Only 15 per cent of its lawyers are located in the US - the lowest proportion among the top ten grossing American law firms. Chair Eduardo Leite says: 'North America is key for us, and we have a North American growth plan'.

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The 4,200-lawyer practice has increased its lateral hiring activity in North America and says it is looking for acquisitions. Source: Chicago Business

 
   
 
 
 

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