KWM top for deals in 2015
The latest full year legal adviser tables from Mergermarket reveal which law firm acted on the most M&A deals in Asia last year… Law firms score highly for LGBT diversity… Corporate hire for Reed Smith… Four Muslim men file $9 million discrimination lawsuit…
Law heavyweights add pressure on Chinese premier
Law experts from across the globe have called for China’s president to release those held after a crackdown on rights lawyers and advocates... This sector is experiencing strong M&A growth… Bar Council moves pupillage timetable… Drunk who punched Uber driver on video sues victim…
Judge slams government ‘anti-prison’ policy
A New Plymouth judge has slammed the government policy recommending probation officers to suggest punishments other than prison.
Entrepreneur creates robot lawyer
A student entrepreneur has launched the very first robot lawyer, capable of giving tailored legal advice.
Five minutes with… Sébastien Aymeric
Sébastien Aymeric, associate at James & Wells, tells NZ Lawyer why the strangest cases he’s been involved in are to do with counterfeit products.
International firm cuts 45 lawyers’ jobs
Changes to the legal services landscape has forced a law firm to cut jobs… New principal for global law firm… KWM’s European leader to step down… South Korea criticized for restricting foreign law firms…