Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Slater & Gordon hires Minter Ellison after property link emerges by NZ Lawyer

    A property scheme which advised investors to seek representation from Slater & Gordon may be linked to the family of an infamous property spruiker… Skadden and Jones & Day top M&A rankings with Bloomberg but Reuters tells a different story… Reed Smith promotes 24 to partner...

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm's forecast on Asian-Pacific region by NZ Lawyer

    Outlook for Asia-Pac according to DLA Piper… Allen & Overy boosts profits after cuts… Asia real estate practice expands for Ropes & Gray… New global finance head for Stephenson Harwood… You’re never too old to forge a new path…

  • Morning Briefing: Legal profession offers help to bush fire victims by NZ Lawyer

    Legal professionals have step in to help those affected by bush fires in South Australia... Another new partner for Bird & Bird… Learner begins second quarter-century at Kirkland… US class-action lawyers focusing on outdated employment laws… Harvard law professor urges Prince Andrew to file defamation suit…

  • Morning Briefing: Kennedys strengthens China presence by NZ Lawyer

    Kennedys has made its presence in China stronger with a new co-operation agreement with AnJie... Greenberg Traurig expands Asia-Pac operations… Hogan Lovells promotes 24 lawyers to partner… Akin Gump starts the year with a round of promotions…Singapore launches new international court…

  • Morning Briefing: China predicted to crackdown more on illegal practices by NZ Lawyer

    China’s authorities will be launching increasingly vigorous crackdowns on illegal practices by foreign firms… Morgan Lewis hires former Binghams team in Tokyo… New partner joins the nest at Bird & Bird… New partner for Simmons & Simmons…

  • Morning Briefing: Law school enrolment at 40-year low by NZ Lawyer

    An American Bar Association report shows enrolment is at 40-year low… Herbert Smith Freehills partners predict the future… Lawyers stage ‘die-ins’ at courthouses over inequality…