Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm aims to ‘transform the legal profession’ by Steve Randall

    The chair of Dentons has set out some of the firm’s ambitions… Lawyers fight proposal to boost corporate litigation in New York… Minter Ellison moves to new Sydney location…

  • Morning Briefing: Global law firm network appoints new management by Steve Randall

    The world’s largest network of independent law firms has announced the appointment of a new chair and board… Spike in demand for lawyers in India… White & Case announces new Indonesian alliance… Healthcare team leaves McKenna Long team ahead of Dentons merger… Law Society warns against complacency on money laundering…

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyers suspended over alleged ‘honey trap’ by Steve Randall

    Global companies fear increase in disputes… Olswang appoints new chief executive… Three lawyers suspended over alleged ‘honey trap’…

  • Morning Briefing: NZ lawyer suspended for six months by John Maguire

    A Christchurch lawyer has been suspended from practice as both a barrister and a solicitor for six months... Partners are not “sufficiently busy” says report... Asia-Pac drives M&A activity increase in high growth markets… New global energy heads at HSF… Clayton Utz honoured by Australian Red Cross… Hong Kong chief justice sees challenge in public confidence…

  • Morning Briefing: Dentons to close Singapore practice by Steve Randall

    Ahead of finalising its merger with Chinese firm Dacheng, Dentons is reportedly closing its Singapore practice… International law firm in merger talks… A&O partner to be Asia-based president of LCIA… DLA Piper appoints new pro-bono counsel for Asia-Pac… International firm appoints new global corporate responsibility partner…

  • Morning Briefing: International law firm claims best parental leave policy by Steve Randall

    Law firm chief reveals radical changes to parental leave policy… Barristers under pressure; a third are ‘disengaged’… First UK firm plans to follow Slater & Gordon model… Baker & McKenzie member firm strengthens Indonesia corporate team…