Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms at risk from falling oil prices by NZ Lawyer

    Transactions to outpace litigation in 2015 but oil could hit revenues… Kennedys boosts aviation practice… Legal network announces new affiliate in China… End of an era for long-standing managing partner…

  • Morning Briefing: Corrs Chambers Westgarth announces 28 promotions by NZ Lawyer

    Twenty-eight lawyers from Corrs Chambers Westgarth will return from their Christmas break with new titles… Reed Smith introduces new recruitment process… Squire Patton Boggs hires senior US government official… Report shines a light on lawyers’ online marketing…

  • Morning Briefing: KWM announces new Hong Kong chiefs by NZ Lawyer

    King & Wood Mallesons has announced two new co-chief executives for its Hong Kong office… Simmons & Simmons recognised as LGBT ‘star performer’… Indian firms spread ‘happiness’ with billing revolution… Formula 1 is not breaching contract with vacant grid spots…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm bolsters corporate team with new partner by NZ Lawyer

    New partner becomes the ninth to be hired by international law firm in Asia this year and the fourth addition to the corporate practice… Stephenson Harwood back in Guangzhou thanks to former partner… Uber under fire as lawsuits and bans gather pace… Austerity downgrades the bubbly for barristers…

  • Morning Briefing: Global M&A report highlights positive trends by NZ Lawyer

    Clifford Chance releases preview of global M&A report… Piper Alderman team to join Squire Patton Boggs… Japanese lawyers march against secrecy law… English lawyers say legal privilege must be protected…

  • Morning Briefing: International law firm appoints new managing partner by NZ Lawyer

    Financial institutions head voted in as managing partner of global law firm… New city boutique for former Clifford Chance antitrust head… Commodity benchmarks open to manipulation says law firm… Canadian lawyers say courtroom security plan is flawed…