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Law Firm

A law firm is a business entity formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law. The primary service provided by a law firm is to advise clients (individuals or corporations) about their legal rights and responsibilities, and to represent their clients in civil or criminal cases, business transactions, and other matters in which legal advice and other assistance are sought.

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Hogan Lovells in South African move

Nov 20 - Financial Times

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Oct 31 - Business Week

Mo Cowan to Mintz Levin's firm

Oct 10 - Politico

Kazakh miner ENRC hands Dechert files to SFO

Aug 14, 2013 - Financial Times

SJ Berwin merges with Asian rival

Aug 01, 2013 - Financial Times

Law firm to sue Boeing over Asiana crash

Jul 17, 2013 - The Times of India

Law firms: the new normal

Jun 29, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Law Firm

Westpac ATM
Maurice Blackburn Lead Large Class Action vs 5 Aussie Banks Over Credit Card Late Fees

By IBTimes AU

The law firm Maurice Blackburn filed on Tuesday a new class action suit before the New South Wales Supreme Court against ANZ, Citibank and Westpac over credit card late fees. (Aug 13)

MORE TOPICS: WESTPAC, COURT, AUSTRALIA, AMERICAN EXPRESS, SUPREME COURT, LAWSUIT

PM Tony Abbott and wife Margie
Academic Says There Are at Least 10 Design Students More Deserving of $60,000 Scholarship in 2011 Than PM Tony Abbott’s Daughter Frances

By IBTimes AU

A design academic who was the former professor of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's daughter, Frances, filed a complaint with the Fair Work Commission against the Whitehouse Institute of Design for alleged dismissal and discrimination. (Aug 09)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

A plane prepares to land
British Airways to Face Lawsuit on Pilot’s Child Abuse Charges

By IBTimes AU

Leading airline major British Airways will be sued for damages for the alleged child abuse offences of one of its pilots in African schools and orphanages. According to a BBC report, a Law firm in London has taken up the case on behalf of the allegedly abused children. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: UGANDA, KENYA, LAWYER, LONDON, LAWSUIT

Odom, Sister Destiny, Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Kylie Jenner Arrive at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles
5 Kardashian Businesses That Tanked

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

It's not enough to stick the Kardashian name to any product to make it sell. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: KIM KARDASHIAN

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Canada Claims Good Progress in EU Trade Pact Despite Germany’s Defiant Postures

By IBTimes AU

.Canada is getting ready to clinch a trade deal with the European Union. The CBC CA report says the Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast’s office is claiming excellent progress in the trade pact despite reports of Germany being unhappy. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, SETTLEMENT, EUROPEAN UNION

Russian President Putin At a Meeting in Moscow's Kremlin
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Multi-Million Pound Law Suit Looms Over Putin’s Head, Assets At Risk

By IBTimes AU

A multi-million pound law suit is looming over Russian President Vladimir Putin's head for his alleged involvement in the uncalled and accidental downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 on July 17 that claimed 298 lives. (Jul 28)

MORE TOPICS: IMF, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, LONDON

Daredevil Casting News: Deborah Ann Woll Plays Karen Page

By IBTimes AU

Deborah Ann Woll will reportedly be cast in the role of Karen Page in the upcoming Netflix TV series "Daredevil." The actress will play the love interest of Matt Murdock but is also attracted to his superhero persona, not knowing they are both the same person. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: NETFLIX, NEW YORK, LAWYER

'Suits' Season 4 Recap Episode 1: Harvey, Mike Begin their Street Fight in 'One, Two, Three, Go' [Spoilers]

By IBTimes AU

"Suits" Season 4 opens with multiple storylines. The Episode 1 of the new season, which is titled "One, Two, Three, Go," introduces a string of new characters. Also, a difficult takeover has been introduced to trigger a conflict between Mike and Harvey. (Jun 12)

MORE TOPICS: LAWYER, LAW SCHOOL

Veiled women walk past door of church in Seidnaya, in west Damascus
‘I Didn't Know Sex With Children Was a Crime:’ Archbishop Robert Carlson

By IBTimes AU

Archbishop Robert Carlson said that he was not sure if sex with children was a crime. (Jun 11)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, LAWSUIT

Thousands of Investors Consider $200M Class Action Suit Against CBA for Bad Financial Advice; Construction Firm Leighton Reaches $69.4M Class Action Settlement

By IBTimes AU

Thousands of investors are considering filing a $200-million class action suit against Financial Wisdom, owned by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) because of alleged bad financial advice that cost them to lose their life savings. (May 16)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, LAWSUIT, CORPORATE LAW, SETTLEMENT