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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

Cracking the Diversity Nut in Big Law

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

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

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