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Should lawyers learn how to code?

A group of Sydney-based lawyers recently took part in a one-day coding workshop designed to teach them how to create and assess 'smart contracts' for clients.

REMUNERATION

Shearman ramps up associate pay as talent war heats up

Newly-qualified lawyers at Shearman & Sterling will see their salaries increase by £7,000 to £95,000 this year, with the firm dishing out higher pay across the associate ranks as City salaries soar.

OFFICE LAUNCH

Quinn Emanuel launches Zurich outpost

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has opened its eighth European office, launching a Zurich outpost that will have a focus on high-stakes disputes.

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DIVERSITY

Diversity pays off for legal teams

According to a survey released by consulting firm Acritas, 'very diverse' legal teams perform better and get 25 per cent more of clients' total legal spend than teams that are 'not at all diverse.'

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