Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms a “treasure trove” for cyber criminals by NZ Lawyer

    Cybersecurity taskforce says large law firms are a “treasure trove” for organised criminal gangs… India’s law minister objects to government using outside counsel… Silicon Valley gender discrimination case could lead to tough appeal court…

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyers warned over LinkedIn profiles by NZ Lawyer

    Your LinkedIn profile could get you in trouble, lawyers association warns… First post merger revenues revealed by international law firm… Baker & McKenzie wins negligence case… The ‘brand’ of solicitor could be damaged by paralegals…

  • Morning Briefing: Aussie law firm agrees billion dollar deal by NZ Lawyer

    A long-anticipated deal between an Australian law firm and the professional services division of UK-based firm is going ahead… EY Law expands Asia-Pacific presence… Mishcon de Reya announces all-female partnership promotions… Kennedys hires 13-strong team from Plexus… Prince hit with lawsuit for giving away music…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms criticised over cyber breaches by NZ Lawyer

    The legal profession has been criticised in a report for failing to confess to cyber attacks… Aussie firm elects health and safety expert to the partnership… Restrictions on ‘barefoot lawyers’ may backfire says academic… Bus driver in court over ‘bouncy’ road…

  • Morning Briefing: In-house legal salaries on the rise by NZ Lawyer

    American lawyers in corporate legal teams are earning more as competition increases for talent… International firm elects senior partner… Clarkson consulted alternative law firm over Top Gear sacking… Indian court summons lawyers for derogatory comments about women…

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyers should embrace technology to survive by NZ Lawyer

    Lawyers are being urged to embrace and augment technology to achieve a long and successful career… International firm advises Sierra Leone on Ebola crisis… Addleshaw Goddard adds 18 to the partnership…US tech firms facing new EU privacy battle…