Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Asia-Pac’s “significant boom” in M&A by Steve Randall

    An international law firm has published its annual Global M&A Trends report which shows strong growth for Asia-Pacific… Bird & Bird announces expansion intentions… Presidential candidate in $500 million beauty contest lawsuit…

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyers at court hearing over VW by Steve Randall

    A court hearing in New Orleans will decide where multiple cases against Volkswagen relating to the emissions scandal will be heard… New hire for Squire Patton Biggs in Sydney… Korea to keep bar exam… I’m a Celebrity…Call my lawyers!

  • Morning Briefing: International firm weighs local partnership in Shanghai by Steve Randall

    Linklaters is reportedly in talks with at least two local law firms in Shanghai… Two hires for two birds… Norton Rose Fulbright hires Baker & McKenzie partner…‘Celebrity lawyer’ accused of fraud…

  • Morning Briefing: Inside the head of general counsel by NZ Lawyer

    New report reveals how the role of general counsel is evolving… Another US firm enters Asia-Pac market… Competition lawyer joins Gibson Dunn in Hong Kong… Lawyers’ Taj Mahal claim rejected…

  • Morning Briefing: International firm announces Singapore alliance by Steve Randall

    A major law firm has launched a formal alliance with Singapore firm Prolegis LLC… Another week, another Dentons expansion… Norton Rose Fulbright partner knighted… Law Society speaks out against restriction of lawyer choice…

  • 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….