Peter Chemis looks back on the decade he spent leading Buddle Findlay, and shares why lawyers and law firms sometimes need to keep their egos in check
The litigation expert succeeds Roger Wallis, who has returned full-time to his corporate and commercial practice
The once high-flying Kentucky lawyer faces up to 12 years in prison for scamming the government
A China education provider raised US$168m, while an Indian supermarket chain raised US$285m
The combined firm, named Eversheds Sutherland, would have more than 2,300 lawyers and operate out of 61 offices in 29 countries.
The possible rescue of the global firm’s European arm would be a strategic move in the case of Dentons.
Simmonds Stewart will be open for business in Singapore by February 2017 after securing a foreign lawyers’ license.
Legal and banking experts will develop a framework to regulate blockchain in New Zealand and Australia.
The three pieces of legislation are expected to go before the Parliament this week and be passed into law faster than usual.
Two corporate partners from the firm’s Sydney office will work to establish the office’s operations.