Morning briefing

  • 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…

  • Morning Briefing: New law firm will be the largest in the world by NZ Lawyer

    A newly agreed merger will create a law firm with almost 50 per cent more lawyers than the current largest… Reed Smith helps pop star win IP lawsuit… New corporate partner for Gibson Dunn in Singapore… Marine practice hire for Clyde & Co… Chinese firms increase their knowledge of foreign affairs…

  • Morning Briefing: Which firm tops the M&A league tables? by NZ Lawyer

    Mergermarket has just published its league table of top M&A legal advisers for 2014… A hot year for M&A says KPMG… Norton Rose Fulbright head of energy leaves Sydney… Two new partners at Corrs Chambers Westgarth …