Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms among the best companies to work for by NZ Lawyer

    The annual list of the Fortune 100 best companies to work for features several law firms… International law firm elects new board members… New lead for NRF team in Asia… Australia v England, the battle is on… DLA Piper shows flat revenue but increased profits… Qatar says it has enough law firms and bans new ones

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyers struggle to collaborate despite benefits to the firm by NZ Lawyer

    A new report says law firms need to remove the barriers to collaboration to reap the rewards… New partner for A&O in China… Asia-Pac Reed Smith partner wins Client Choice award… Indian lawyers invited to practice in Japan…

  • Morning Briefing: Rapid change creating a more dynamic legal profession by NZ Lawyer

    The legal profession is experiencing rapid change which will bring in new players but also see some leave… Are law firms ready for increased competition from non-legal services?... Pinsent Masons hires financial regulation head from Addleshaws… A&O named top law firm in Dubai awards…

  • Morning Briefing: Women may be put off M&A at law school by NZ Lawyer

    A newly formed group is seeking to create better balance between the dominance of men and women in M&A deals… Baker & McKenzie hosts Asia-Pacific meeting… International law firm expands… Hogan Lovells hires IP team in Hong Kong… Latham & Watkins appoints 9 new partners…

  • Morning Briefing: A third of lawyers want to work from home by NZ Lawyer

    More than a third of lawyers would like to work from home even if it was unpopular with colleagues… Legal services body opens debate on regulating in-house teams... Clyde & Co opens new office in Saudi Arabia… Gibson Dunn PEP breaks U$3 million…

  • Morning Briefing: Security services are reading your client communications by NZ Lawyer

    The issues of client communications being accessed has been raised at the Global Law Summit in London... Should law firms charge fees for defending their own billing?... Linklaters’ global energy co-head poached… Simmons & Simmons appoints partner to Africa group…