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The 311,000-strong legal industry is seeking protection from Brexit

A new report by industry body TheCityUK said the government must do more to ensure the UK remains the “jurisdiction of choice” for legal services after Brexit. Agreeing a transitional arrangement and ensuring mutual access to services and talent for the UK and EU should be a “high priority,” the […]
The 311,000-strong legal industry is seeking protection from Brexit
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Slater & Gordon is looking to refinance to survive

ASX-listed law firm Slater & Gordon, says it’s in talks with lenders to recapitalise, acknowledging the debt it currently carries exceeds the business value. The firm, which said it would make a further writedown on the value of its UK business, finally acknowledged its Australian arm was starting to be […]
Slater & Gordon is looking to refinance to survive
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Lawyers Who Fled An Imploding Law Firm Might Get Sued

The saga of Dewey & LeBoeuf— a gigantic law firm that collapsed spectacularly— is continuing to haunt partners who fled the firm after it became clear it was going under. A judge overseeing Dewey’s bankruptcy has ruled the firms that hired Dewey partners just before its collapse must cough up […]
Lawyers Who Fled An Imploding Law Firm Might Get Sued
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9 Cities Where Getting A Divorce Will Cost You The Most

Divorces in the U.S. are becoming so common that states across the map are searching for new ways to ease the process for consumers. While money may not be your top concern while going through one, divorce can be terribly expensive for both parties. The average divorce costs about $US20,000. […]
9 Cities Where Getting A Divorce Will Cost You The Most