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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.

Headlines Around the Web

Hogan Lovells in South African move

Nov 20 - Financial Times

Cracking the Diversity Nut in Big Law

Oct 31 - Business Week

Mo Cowan to Mintz Levin's firm

Oct 10, 2013 - 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

A mine worker looks at stacks of coal in an open-cast steam coal mine located in the Ordos mining district, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, March 14, 2014. China's top producing coal province of Inner Mongolia, where Ordos is located, is in crisis. Tumb
FTA Between Australia & China Key To Waiver Of New Coal Tariff

By IBTimes AU

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Tuesday that there is a chance that China would waive its newly imposed coal tariff if Canberra and Beijing would soon ink a free trade agreement. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, G20, TONY ABBOTT

Justin Timberlake And Jessica Biel Arrive At The Time 100 Gala.
Justin Timberlake's Marriage With Jessica Biel: Intimate Picture Shared By The Singer From New Zealand

By IBTimes AU

Justin Timberlake shared a sweet photo with Jessica Biel. (Oct 15)

MORE TOPICS: LAWYER

Jennifer Lawrence, best supporting actress nominee for her role in the film "American Hustle", peeks around an Oscar statue on the red carpet as actor Brad Pitt (L) looks on at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014.
The Fappening Female Celebrity Victims Threatening to Sue Google for Allegedly Supporting Pervert Predators

By IBTimes AU

Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer represents dozens of female celebrities victimised by The Fappening. (Oct 03)

MORE TOPICS: LARRY PAGE, HOLLYWOOD

‘How Get Away With Murder’ Episode 2 Spoilers: Things To Expect Plus Where To Watch Online, Live Stream ‘It’s All Her Fault’

By IBTimes AU

"How to Get Away With Murder" Episode 2 "It's All Her Fault" is going to reveal some secrets. It also gives glimpse at Annalise's married life. Head inside for the spoilers on explosive segment. (Oct 02)

Sarah Hyland, From ABCs 'Modern Family,' Poses Backstage.
Modern Family Season 6 Spoilers: Kristen Johnson Crashes With Mitch And Cam Plus Loads Of Marital Issues

By IBTimes AU

Kristen Johnson is an emotional wreck as she appears as Mitchell's colleague in "Modern Family" season 6 plus a peek at the marital issues that abound this season. (Sep 19)

Painkillers
DEA Publishes Final Rule on Hydrocodone Rescheduling, Met with Mixed Opinions

By IBTimes AU

A new U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration rule has rescheduled narcotic painkillers from Substance III to Substance II in a move to stop the rise in opioid abuse in the U.S., several reports stated. (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: ADDICTION

A man uses a smartphone
An Australian iPhone App Designed to Help Lawyers Beat Regulators

By IBTimes AU

Clayton Utz an Australian law firm has developed an app for Smartphones called "The Dawn Raid App". (Sep 04)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPHONE, AUSTRALIA, LONDON

Clouds are pictured early morning on the Matterhorn mountain in the ski resort of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps
Kiwi Couple Sues Lawyers for Denial of Holiday Perk in Luxury Resort

By IBTimes AU

Emotional attachment to a property may stay even after it changes many hands (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, LAWSUIT

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