Morning briefing

  • 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…

  • Morning Briefing: Major blow to alternative business structures by Steve Randall

    Major blow to alternative business structures… International firm recognized for pro bono… Social mobility still an issue in the Magic Circle…

  • Morning Briefing: Aussie firm to hold off acquisitions by Steve Randall

    Following a rapid expansion in the UK market over the past three years one Aussie firm now believes it’s big enough in that market – for now… New Clyde partner in Melbourne… Chinese firm announces London partnership… Mayer Brown announces 27 new partners… Baker & McKenzie announces expansion in SA…