2009 Directory of Indian Law Firms

The India Business Law Journal has posted a profile of over 30 Indian law firms. The Directory also includes a brief article on the state of the legal profession in India.

2009 Directory of Indian Law Firms 

http://www.indilaw.com/pdfs/2009%20Directory%20of%20Indian%20Law%20Firms.pdf

Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study

Christopher  Hodges, Stefan Vogenauer and Magdalena Tubilacka have published the following article on SSRN:   Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study.

Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1511714

Countries studied are Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England and Wales, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, USA.  

The Appendices look very interesting

I. Questionnaire 49

II. Contributors to the Comparative Study 53

III. Ranges of Lawyers’ Hourly Rates 55

IV. Case Studies: Minimum costs risk for claimant 58

V. Summaries of amounts of Court Fees and Lawyers’ Fees 73

VI. Success and Contingency Fees 81

VII. Abbreviations 83

Azerbaijani Legal Portal – Dejure.az

Dejure.az is a new Web portal for Azerbaijani lawyers. Many of the documents are in the vernacular, but navigation is in English. Contents of the site include Azerbaijan legal news, legal research texts, and new legal texts.  Links are also available to Azerbaijani law schools, law firms, government ministries, NGOs and subscription based legal databases.  

Dejure Portal for Lawyers

http://dejure.az/