Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms score highly in top 50 employers for women by John Maguire

    A new league table of professions that do more for female employees features 11 law firms… International firm hires jet-setting partner… New capital markets partner for Latham & Watkins Hong Kong… More Fried Frank Hong Kong partners hired… Olswang makes all-female promotion round… Lawsuit after wrong man was cremated…

  • Morning Briefing: Norton Rose Fulbright hires Fried Frank team by John Maguire

    A team of five lawyers has been hired by Norton Rose Fulbright from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson in Hong Kong… International network announces 39 promotions… PayPal appoints new GC for eBay split… US law firms paying more for first year lawyers… Bogus lawsuit against Facebook thrown out by court…

  • Morning Briefing: International firm appoints new practice head in Australia by John Maguire

    A global law firm has announced a new head for its private equity practice in Australia… Minter Ellison appoints new Perth disputes head… Twenty new partners for Clyde & Co… DLA Piper finalises Canadian merger… New partner for Bird & Bird in Singapore…

  • Morning Briefing: Quindell shareholders agree on sale by John Maguire

    Shareholders of Quindell have voted to sell to Slater & Gordon but there are still regulatory hurdles to overcome… International law firm promotes 22 to partner, 40 per cent women… Women lawyers feel unsafe in India’s Supreme Court… Globalaw prepares for Tokyo conference…

  • Morning Briefing: Survey shows consumers expect legal advice for free by John Maguire

    Law firms are increasingly finding that consumers want their advice free of charge… BLP adds strength to international board… Google’s lawyers fight EU competition battle… Disney blockbuster in copyright claim…

  • Morning Briefing: International law firm in first joint operation in China’s SFTZ by John Maguire

    Two firms have received the first approval for a joint venture in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone… Yet another expansion for Dentons as it hires team of 30… UK could face a major shake-up of human rights… Author files copyright claim over movie The Cabin in the Woods…