Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Expansion for HSF with new office opening by Steve Randall

    HSF continues its expansion with the announcement of a new German office opening… Asia-Pac candidate misses out on managing partner role… Senior management team take over at DAC Beachcroft… Taylor Swift hit with $42 million copyright lawsuit…

  • Morning Briefing: Academic says law robots are the future by Steve Randall

    The cost of access to legal advice is a point in favour of increased technology in the profession, says academic… Offshore firm opens new Asia-Pac office… Partner promotions at Ropes & Gray… International litigation firm expands with US merger… New York considers rules on foreign in-house counsel…

  • Morning Briefing: Equality quotas not popular with lawyers by Steve Randall

    A new survey suggests that lawyers are not in favour of quotas to encourage gender equality in the legal profession… International firm celebrates Hong Kong milestone... Reed Smith delivers double blow to Ince & Co in Singapore… Eversheds moves closer to US merger…

  • Morning Briefing: Have law firms got bonuses wrong? by Steve Randall

    A law professor says that the way law firms pay bonuses is flawed and sends the wrong messages... Ince & Co adds 3 new Singapore partners… Asia-Pac partners among promotions at Latham Watkins… Clyde & Co expands South African practice…

  • Morning Briefing: Women lawyers no further forward in a decade by Steve Randall

    Law firms have made no real progress on the promotion of women in the past decade according to a new report… HSF partner elected NSW Law Society Councillor… International law firm expands Chinese operation… Turkish human rights lawyer arrested…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm set to launch in Saudi Arabia by Steve Randall

    An international law firm plans to launch in Saudi Arabia just a few months after closing its Abu Dhabi office… Kirkland adds another partner to its HK restructuring team… Partner joins Denton’s Japan practice… Indian tax law set to become simpler… Competition in UK market intensifies…