Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms at forefront of exciting societal changes by Steve Randall

    Findings from a year-long investigation into the future of the legal profession have been published... UK to launch global financial services court… Expanding international law firm announces financial results…

  • Morning Briefing: International law firm exits Asia by Steve Randall

    An international law firm has closed its office in Beijing after 15 years… New finance partner for CC in Sydney… Bird & Bird has 41 ‘IP Stars’… Apple manages to avoid US$532.9 million damages claim…

  • Morning Briefing: Firm expands Asia-Pac footprint by Steve Randall

    Law firms report mixed fortunes… UK/Canada combi creates new international law firm… New hire for Akin Gump in Hong Kong…

  • Morning Briefing: KWM profits ‘rocketing’ in EUME region by Steve Randall

    King & Wood Mallesons has posted its financial results for its European and Middle East region… Clifford Chance profit dips despite underlying growth… DAC Beachcroft satisfies both practice sectors with new management… US law firm mergers at record level…

  • Morning Briefing: Asia-Pac M&A soared so far in 2015 by Steve Randall

    Mergers and acquisitions in Asia-Pacific grew by an impressive 74 per cent in the first half of 2015… International law firms face delays for Greek fees… Subtle but significant name change for international law firm… Suspect charged on suspicion of bombing Canadian law firm…

  • Morning Briefing: Indian market will open up to foreign lawyers by Steve Randall

    Law firms are likely to begin practicing in India within 5 years, says justice minister… Ashurst loses 9-strong team including managing partner to US rival… Bakers adds arbitration partner in Tokyo… KWM partner exits in London… Lawyers could step into to avoid Greek euro exit…