Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: International firm expands in “strategically important” Asia by Steve Randall

    A global law firm has expanded its global footprint with a new office in South Korea… Law firm considers giving all partners an equity stake… Aussie law firm boss elected to international business group… International IP capability expands at Clyde & Co…

  • Morning Briefing: Publicly listed law firm says it makes hiring easier by Steve Randall

    A law firm that became the first in the UK to become a publicly-listed company did so partly to make hiring young lawyers easier… Two GC’s of global brands step down… American Bar Association appoints first black president… Divorce lawyers see decline in NZ as house prices rise…

  • Morning Briefing: Want to make partner? You may have to be patient by Steve Randall

    Younger lawyers may find their journey to partner is a long one; longer than those that preceded them… International law firm pulls out of alliance in SA… Asia-Pac partner joins new diversity committee at Hogan Lovells… Uber lawyer warns against class action…

  • Morning Briefing: Study says lawyers are still under pressure by Steve Randall

    The Law Society in England has published its findings of a survey into the health and wellbeing of lawyers… Law firm partners with IBM for cloud solution… Corporate M&A hire at Eversheds Hong Kong… Employment law specialist expands into Canada…

  • Morning Briefing: Quindell over-stated accounts by more than AU$600 million by Steve Randall

    The firm which sold its legal services division to Slater & Gordon has revealed its revised accounts… Law firms sign up for new .law web domain… New partner for international law firm’s Taiwan practice… New hires for Dechert…

  • Morning Briefing: DLA Piper hires Minter Ellison partner for M&A practice by Steve Randall

    The co-head of Minter Ellison’s M&A practice has been hired by international law firm DLA Piper… Simmons & Simmons to close office following review… Allen & Overy is number one for EMEA syndicated lending… More barristers authorised for litigation in UK… Law school figures are not the full story…