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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 - Politico

SJ Berwin merges with Asian rival

Aug 01 - 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

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads a meeting of the Security Council in Moscow's Kremlin July 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. I
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

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Google Faces Lawsuit For OEMs Making 'Google Search' as Default in Mobiles

By IBTimes AU

Google currently faces a lawsuit for the reported "monopoly" of search in mobiles by having OEMs like HTC and Samsung making Google as default option and preload its apps suite on their devices. (May 10)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, LAWSUIT, HTC, CALIFORNIA, COURT, ANDROID

‘Suits’ Season 4: Top Spoilers of New Season Revealed

By IBTimes AU

"Suits" Season 3 wrapped-up in April, with two break-ups. When USA Network's legal drama series returns for Season 4 in June, Harvey will still be part of Pearson & Specter [obviously, as his name is still one the wall], but Mike will ... (May 01)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, INVESTMENT, SILVER

US actor George Clooney poses with actress Sandra Bullock during a photo call at the 70th Venice Film Festival in Venice August 28, 2013. Clooney and Bullock star in Alfonso Cuaron's movie Gravity, which debuts at the festival. (REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
George Clooney's Engagement Update: The Five Women Before Amal Alamuddin

By IBTimes AU

Known as one of Hollywood’s serial dater and elusive bachelor, George Clooney recently broke a lot of hearts when the news about his engagement was announced by the human-rights law firm Doughty Street Chambers. (Apr 30)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, HOLLYWOOD, INTERNATIONAL LAW

‘Suits’ Season 4 Update: A Firm is Divided

By IBTimes AU

"Suits" is returning on June 11, with Season 4. Yahoo TV has published a brand new poster of the upcoming season of this USA Network's original legal drama series. The poster features all the principle characters of the show -- Harvey, Mike, Louis, Donna, Jessica and Rachel. (Apr 29)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, LAW SCHOOL, INVESTMENT

George Clooney Reneges on His Promise to Not Marry—How Did Amal Amaluddin Change the Crooner’s Mind?

By IBTimes AU

The most sought after Hollywood bachelor is engaged to the hot barrister, as confirmed by Clooney and Amaluddin's family and colleagues. (Apr 29)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, HUMAN RIGHTS, UNITED NATIONS, HOLLYWOOD, INTERNATIONAL LAW, LAWYER