Morning briefing

  • 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…

  • Morning Briefing: What’s challenging your productivity? by NZ Lawyer

    New research sheds light on what’s hindering productivity in law firms... Eversheds announces new alliance in South Africa… Apple to pay US$532.9 million over iTunes copyright infringement… Law firm charity donation refused by cancer charity…

  • Morning Briefing: Slater & Gordon: No offer to Quindell by NZ Lawyer

    Slater & Gordon tells stock exchange that no offer has been made to Quindell… International law firm reappoints global chair… Law firms and banks work together on cyber threats… Norton Rose Fulbright expands global footprint… Lenovo hit with lawsuit over ‘adware’…