Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Inside the head of general counsel by NZ Lawyer

    New report reveals how the role of general counsel is evolving… Another US firm enters Asia-Pac market… Competition lawyer joins Gibson Dunn in Hong Kong… Lawyers’ Taj Mahal claim rejected…

  • Morning Briefing: International firm announces Singapore alliance by Steve Randall

    A major law firm has launched a formal alliance with Singapore firm Prolegis LLC… Another week, another Dentons expansion… Norton Rose Fulbright partner knighted… Law Society speaks out against restriction of lawyer choice…

  • Morning Briefing: Class-action lawyers may be paid differently by Steve Randall

    An upcoming case could mean the end to lawyers receiving a percentage of the pay-outs they achieve for their clients… Boost to HFW construction team in Perth… UK regulator proposes lighter touch on regulation… Prominent human rights lawyer gunned down….

  • Morning Briefing: Slater & Gordon value slumps on car crash announcement by NZ Lawyer

    The UK government’s finance minister has delivered news which shook investors in Slater & Gordon… Dentons expands yet again… New arbitration heads for Linklaters… HSF appoints new partner in HK… RPC named law firm of the year at British Legal Awards…

  • Morning Briefing: Will Dentons deal add pressure on others to go global? by Steve Randall

    The recently announced Dentons, Rodyk merger could mean that others will also seek global partners in order to keep pace... Hong Kong businesses unprepared for new competition law… New partner for international law firm in Sydney… LexisNexis acquires Lex Machina…

  • Morning Briefing: Herbert Smith Freehills reopens in Saudi Arabia by Steve Randall

    International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has expanded its global offering… Former Hogan Lovells’ HK head joins Latham & Watkins… Indian lawyers strike over advocate’s murder… Divorce lawyers called “shocking and irresponsible” by judge…