Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms bring in the marketers by Steve Randall

    Almost half of law firms responding to a recent survey say they have hired marketing professionals… Quindell to face legal action over profit statements… Lawyers can’t decide where VW case should be heard… Academic calls for China to adopt Hong Kong legal system…

  • Morning Briefing: World’s top law brands named by Steve Randall

    The annual ranking of global law brands has been released… London needs lawyers from outside Europe says Law Society… International law firm names global fund finance practice head… Thong Song singer brings in the lawyers…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms fall for banking scams by Steve Randall

    An insurer is warning that fraudsters are using clever tactics in order to empty law firms’ bank accounts… Another merger could be on the cards…“Harry Potter” lawyer to face disciplinary board… US personal injury lawyers spend most on Google…

  • Morning Briefing: Large law firms see rise in data breaches by Steve Randall

    New survey shows data breaches at large law firms is on the rise... Litigation funding firm eyes Asia-Pac market… Clifford Chance launches LGBT initiative… Pow! Batman’s famous car gets copyright protection

  • Morning Briefing: Male lawyers choose life over career by Steve Randall

    Male lawyers prepared to choose life over career according to a new study… New global head of TMT, IP at Linklaters… Canadian lawyers delay ownership reforms… Judge rules that “Happy Birthday” copyright is invalid…

  • 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…