Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Linklaters Asia chief makes managing partner shortlist by Steve Randall

    Marc Harvey, the managing partner for Linklaters’ Asia region is one of the final three contenders for the firm’s global managing partner role… China says lawyers’ rights should be respected… Lawyer takes control at FIFA… High Court judge to rule on card game…

  • Morning Briefing: Automation in the legal profession challenged by Steve Randall

    Future of artificial intelligence may be artificially inflated… Law firm backs international arbitration for the BVI… Herbert Smith Freehills expands Latin American practice… Senior hire for Hogan Lovells in Vietnam…

  • Morning Briefing: Kim Dotcom facing extradition by Steve Randall

    Kim Dotcom facing extradition from New Zealand... BLP boosts real estate team with lateral hires… Greenberg Traurig joins largest ever US trade mission to Africa…Law Society concerned that new entry routes discriminate against poorer students…

  • Morning Briefing: Firm named world-leader in real estate by Steve Randall

    An international firm has been named the world-leader in real estate... Ashurst loses another Tokyo partner to King & Spalding… Law firms told to promote ‘unbundling’ of legal services… Microsoft in gender discrimination lawsuit…

  • Morning Briefing: Pinsent Masons partner dies aged just 47 by Steve Randall

    International law firm Pinsent Masons has paid tribute to partner James Bullock who has died this week… International firm appoints head of corporate for Asia… Clyde & Co expands international footprint… Indian Supreme Court allows challenge to foreign law firms… Hoverboard IP case brought by Segway…

  • Morning Briefing: Legal secretaries among most at risk from automation by Steve Randall

    A new study claims legal secretaries are one of the most at-risk professions from automation… International firm appoints new employment head in Hong Kong… Publicly-listed law firm sees 32 per cent surge in profit… Is this the new ‘magic’ circle?