Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: International law firm adds 17 to partnership by NZ Lawyer

    A multinational law firm has announced the promotion of a number of lawyers to the partnership… Second new partner this year for Reed Smith in Singapore… Virtual currencies are here to stay says law firm partner… Judges removed for watching porn at work… Queen Elizabeth is ‘The King of Ireland’ in law…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm announces huge round of promotions by NZ Lawyer

    More promotions for Asia-Pac lawyers at international law firm… Firm appoints first international managing partner… Another international firm enters the Asia-Pac market… ‘Blurred Lines’ lawyer likens himself to Pacino’s Satan...

  • Morning Briefing: University aims to run its own law practice by NZ Lawyer

    A British university is hoping to change the traditional route into the profession for new lawyers… New South Korea head for international firm… Deloitte sued in class action by lawyers over employment rights… Indian lawyers strike over court killing, row over legality of action… Lawyers urged not to be “scandalous”…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms must promote women or fall behind says report by NZ Lawyer

    A report highlights that attitudes and cultures in law firms are still hindering the development of women in the profession… Another non-law business to provide legal services… Clifford Chance appoints new South East Asia corporate head… Linklaters appoints new global head of US practice… US firm hires KWM litigation head… Golf caddies take legal action for being forced to become ‘adverts’…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm promotes partners in Sydney, Hong Kong by NZ Lawyer

    An international firm has announced four new partners including promotions in Sydney and Hong Kong… Singapore expands Criminal Legal Aid Scheme… UK may scrap client accounts… New managing partner at Dentons… Latham & Watkins awarded for being a ‘caring company’…

  • Morning Briefing: International law firm appoints new female management duo by NZ Lawyer

    International law firm announces management changes to London office… Another UK firm begins international expansion… Baker & McKenzie hires former DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr practice head… Barristers to be offered payments plan… Pop group launches IP law suit over phone charger…