Morning briefing

  • 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?

  • Morning Briefing: Collaboration culture drives rise of law networks by Steve Randall

    The rise of law networks a 'quiet giant', says industry expert… Lawyer takes top role at Microsoft… International law firm to pay bonuses for client-service… Freshfields loses head of Islamic finance to Morgan Lewis…

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyer plans to bring back name from Enron scandal by Steve Randall

    A name which was synonymous with the Enron scandal at the turn of the century could be revived ... Want to appear in court? Better get to the gym… BB King’s tour manager sues late singer’s daughters…

  • Morning Briefing: US firms continue Asia-Pac expansion by Steve Randall

    Another two US-based law firms have announced expansion of their international capabilities with new offices in Asia Pacific… UK law firms relieved at avoiding dual regulation… Lawyers say claim against rapper 50 Cent is fake…

  • Morning Briefing: Is this the beginning of the end for signed documents? by Steve Randall

    An international law firm is giving clients the opportunity to use the latest technology to electronically sign legal documents... Another international firm launches contract lawyer service… Is your firm spending this much on keeping client data safe?...