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    New York: competing stateside

    4 August 2014By Marialuisa Taddia

    The New York legal market offers huge opportunities to UK law firms, both as a leading financial capital and a gateway to the rest of the US – but it is not for the faint-hearted.

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    International Marketplace Conference

    21 July 2014By

    Lawyers face a multitude of challenges when doing business in volatile emerging economies, as we learnt from the International Marketplace Conference.

  • Johannesburg

    South Africa: southern comfort

    21 July 2014By Marialuisa Taddia

    Opportunities far outweigh the challenges in South Africa, which offers law firms a vibrant market and a base for continental expansion.

  • Money

    Data page – July 2014

    18 July 2014

    The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

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    Risk and compliance: the tools of hazard

    30 June 2014By

    Law firms are constantly evaluating and managing risk but best practice can remain elusive, debated delegates at the annual Risk and Compliance Conference.

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Make time for marketing

Business is picking up after several rocky years. But being too busy for marketing should ring alarm bells.

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