Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: New report on law firms’ LGB groups by NZ Lawyer

    The Law Society in England has published a report on lesbian, gay and bisexual networks within law firms… Lawyer appointed to Australian private equities industry association… Revenue up but profits down at Hogan Lovells… Ropes & Gray hires veteran Hong Kong litigator… Linklaters appoints new Africa head…

  • Morning Briefing: Australia fingered for law firm's drop in revenue by NZ Lawyer

    International law firm has seen revenue drop with one source pointing the finger at Australia… Linklaters appoints new practice head in India … Baker & McKenzie hires new corporate team… New managing partner at Clifford Chance in Moscow… Regulator bans cleaner from law firms… Debate rages over emoji in court…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm prepares for managing partner vote by NZ Lawyer

    An international law firm is gearing up for its global managing partner vote… Lawyers head to South Korea to encourage use of English law… Companies’ registrar destroys firm with a typo… US Department of Justice says Republicans can’t sue the President…

  • Morning Briefing: More big law mergers predicted by NZ Lawyer

    A survey of managing partners has revealed that most believe there will be more mergers among the top firms.… Ashurst corporate head to join Bakers… Yingke Law expands into Taiwan… Wells Fargo bank predicts another ‘good year’ for law firms… Court rules against parents who wanted to name their child Nutella…

  • Morning Briefing: World’s largest law firm one step closer by NZ Lawyer

    The merger which will create the largest global law firm has been voted for by the partners of both firms… Corrs partner becomes an AO for services to business and more… DLA Piper creates cybersecurity off-shoot… Foreign law firms report pressure in China…

  • Morning Briefing: New corporate partners for DLA Piper by NZ Lawyer

    One DLA Piper office has been boosted by the addition of a team of three partners to its corporate group... Lawyer named in Australia Day honours… Linklaters appoints new global practice head… Clifford Chance reviews more flexible lockstep… India’s largest law firm splits following family feud…