Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Dentons in merger talks with 21 law firms by Steve Randall

    Law firm Dentons is seeking to plug gaps in its global footprint and strengthen its presence in other areas… International law firm launches alternative legal services business… Eversheds announces German merger… DAC Beachcroft returns to profit

  • Morning Briefing: Regulatory climate is bad for business say corporate counsel by Steve Randall

    Regulatory climate is bad for business say corporate counsel… Bangkok firm plans to expand to Cambodia… Gibson Dunn gets sporty with new practice… Obama lawyers call for reversal of ban on bulk surveillance…

  • Morning Briefing: GCs want to take over more work from law firms by Steve Randall

    In-house legal teams want to take a bigger share of the work according to the general counsel of a major US tech firm… Banks spend $400 billion on legal costs… International law firm partner to take Thailand arbitration role… Trainee sets out to become senior partner; achieves it after 32 years…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm launches new Japanese tax practice by Steve Randall

    An international law firm has continued its significant growth in Asia… What links an international law firm with Fujitsu’s Sydney offices, Microsoft and Google?... Law firms seek clients for long-lasting relationship… Law firms seek clients for long-lasting relationship…

  • Morning Briefing: Freshfields duo aim to be joint leaders by Steve Randall

    Two former rivals have united with a proposal to run Freshfields together… South Korean firm expands to Hong Kong… Lawyers given go ahead to take on non-law competitors…Failed law firms can’t claim profits from unfinished business…

  • Morning Briefing: Warning! Your clients are changing faster than you are by Steve Randall

    Law firms are not keeping up with their clients, says chair of international law firm… International firm launches rival to Peerpoint… Baker McKenzie appoints chief knowledge officer… Promotions at Skadden…