Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: BLP to expand Asia footprint by Steve Randall

    Berwin Leighton Paisner has announced its intention to expand its Asia footprint with a new office in Myanmar… Allen & Overy leadership contenders named… Offshore firm wins Asia-Pac award… New UK top 20 firm could be created…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm supports Aussie entrepreneurs by Steve Randall

    Corrs Chambers Westgarth is to help the next generation of Australian entrepreneurs with a new scholarship… Clyde & Co expands global marine team… Hogan Lovells hires team from Latham & Watkins… WLG chair re-elected… Chinese criminal justice system criticised in new report…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms announce innovative collaboration by Steve Randall

    Two law firms have announced a joint venture to offer a flexible solution for clients… Baker & McKenzie looks for merger partners… Most foreign lawyers in Korea not properly registered… Harvard law students protest seal’s link to slavery…

  • Morning Briefing: Dentons, Dacheng combination formalised by Steve Randall

    The long-awaited formal merger of global law firm Dentons with China’s Dacheng has been completed… US general counsel cut back on law firm spending… Baker & McKenzie appoints new global M&A head…

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyers turn away lie detection test failures by Steve Randall

    Lawyers are turning away clients who fail polygraph tests… Law firms report rising confidence… Minter Ellison delivers results…

  • Morning Briefing: Malaysian law firms call for innovation by Steve Randall

    Lawyers in Malaysia are calling for the country’s Bar Council to embrace innovation… Female judge calls for greater diversity at the top… Steve Irwin’s daughter in legal wrangle over TV dance show…