Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Courts geared towards lawyers’ performances, says report by Steve Randall

    A new report focusing on criminal courts says that the system is stuck in the 19th century… Tributes paid to Freshfield’s partner… Lawyers set to feel the love tomorrow…

  • Morning Briefing: Expansion for HSF with new office opening by Steve Randall

    HSF continues its expansion with the announcement of a new German office opening… Asia-Pac candidate misses out on managing partner role… Senior management team take over at DAC Beachcroft… Taylor Swift hit with $42 million copyright lawsuit…

  • Morning Briefing: Academic says law robots are the future by Steve Randall

    The cost of access to legal advice is a point in favour of increased technology in the profession, says academic… Offshore firm opens new Asia-Pac office… Partner promotions at Ropes & Gray… International litigation firm expands with US merger… New York considers rules on foreign in-house counsel…

  • Morning Briefing: Equality quotas not popular with lawyers by Steve Randall

    A new survey suggests that lawyers are not in favour of quotas to encourage gender equality in the legal profession… International firm celebrates Hong Kong milestone... Reed Smith delivers double blow to Ince & Co in Singapore… Eversheds moves closer to US merger…

  • Morning Briefing: Have law firms got bonuses wrong? by Steve Randall

    A law professor says that the way law firms pay bonuses is flawed and sends the wrong messages... Ince & Co adds 3 new Singapore partners… Asia-Pac partners among promotions at Latham Watkins… Clyde & Co expands South African practice…

  • Morning Briefing: Women lawyers no further forward in a decade by Steve Randall

    Law firms have made no real progress on the promotion of women in the past decade according to a new report… HSF partner elected NSW Law Society Councillor… International law firm expands Chinese operation… Turkish human rights lawyer arrested…