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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:24 pm

any movement at clifford chance?
I interviewed on the 16th, haven't heard. can't be a good sign.

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 28, 2011 6:42 pm

Does anyone have a feel for the financial stability of these firms? I know that a few of them had a lot of layoffs a few years ago (although that hardly makes them unique). Would it be crazy to choose say, Linklaters or A&O over a more stable V15 firm?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:24 pm

Any movement from CC today?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have a feel for the financial stability of these firms? I know that a few of them had a lot of layoffs a few years ago (although that hardly makes them unique). Would it be crazy to choose say, Linklaters or A&O over a more stable V15 firm?


not sure about the finances - but being outposts for a firm located elsewhere, I would imagine that they would have an incentive to reduce costs at a firm abroad rather than a flagship office. Purely speculation though.

I think a stable V15 is probably the safer bet, because the profitability of the truly global firms rests on a risky assumption that other countries dont change laws that would affect their ability to practice in those countries....

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:35 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have a feel for the financial stability of these firms? I know that a few of them had a lot of layoffs a few years ago (although that hardly makes them unique). Would it be crazy to choose say, Linklaters or A&O over a more stable V15 firm?


not sure about the finances - but being outposts for a firm located elsewhere, I would imagine that they would have an incentive to reduce costs at a firm abroad rather than a flagship office. Purely speculation though.

I think a stable V15 is probably the safer bet, because the profitability of the truly global firms rests on a risky assumption that other countries dont change laws that would affect their ability to practice in those countries....


Actually during the recession in 2009, Linklaters slashed 100+ attorneys in London, but only laid off 5 attorneys in the US office. Go figure.

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:14 pm

Any offer today?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 5:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any offer today?


CC offer?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

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Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have a feel for the financial stability of these firms? I know that a few of them had a lot of layoffs a few years ago (although that hardly makes them unique). Would it be crazy to choose say, Linklaters or A&O over a more stable V15 firm?

I don't know about A&O but Linklaters did not lay off NY associates during the financial crisis. They laid off about 270 associates in London though.

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:12 pm

any movement?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:36 pm

a&o offer

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

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Anonymous User wrote:a&o offer


when was your cb and when did you get the offer?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:55 pm

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when was your cb and when did you get the offer?


tues/weds

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:57 pm

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when was your cb and when did you get the offer?


tues/weds


congrats! anyone know which day(s) A&O's recruiting committee meets?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

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when was your cb and when did you get the offer?


tues/weds


congrats! anyone know which day(s) A&O's recruiting committee meets?


I think Weds.

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:24 pm

any news from ff london?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:01 pm

any CC move today?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:15 pm

any news?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:26 pm

nothin to report still hoping for good news from A&O

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:46 pm

offer from freshfields london.

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:offer from freshfields london.


NICE

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:50 pm

Anonymous User wrote:offer from freshfields london.


School & grade-range?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:51 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:offer from freshfields london.


School & grade-range?


mvp, median.

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:56 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:offer from freshfields london.


School & grade-range?


mvp, median.


Congrats man! Enjoy london!~

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:23 pm

Any other movement? A&O? CC?

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Re: Magic Circle Firms in US

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:27 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:offer from freshfields london.


School & grade-range?


mvp, median.


Congrats man! Enjoy london!~


thanks, though not sure if i'm going to take it.




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