Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Want to make partner? You may have to be patient by Steve Randall

    Younger lawyers may find their journey to partner is a long one; longer than those that preceded them… International law firm pulls out of alliance in SA… Asia-Pac partner joins new diversity committee at Hogan Lovells… Uber lawyer warns against class action…

  • Morning Briefing: Study says lawyers are still under pressure by Steve Randall

    The Law Society in England has published its findings of a survey into the health and wellbeing of lawyers… Law firm partners with IBM for cloud solution… Corporate M&A hire at Eversheds Hong Kong… Employment law specialist expands into Canada…

  • Morning Briefing: Quindell over-stated accounts by more than AU$600 million by Steve Randall

    The firm which sold its legal services division to Slater & Gordon has revealed its revised accounts… Law firms sign up for new .law web domain… New partner for international law firm’s Taiwan practice… New hires for Dechert…

  • Morning Briefing: DLA Piper hires Minter Ellison partner for M&A practice by Steve Randall

    The co-head of Minter Ellison’s M&A practice has been hired by international law firm DLA Piper… Simmons & Simmons to close office following review… Allen & Overy is number one for EMEA syndicated lending… More barristers authorised for litigation in UK… Law school figures are not the full story…

  • Morning Briefing: Does your law firm need a ping pong table? by Steve Randall

    A new report reveals law firms are evolving their business and their offices.... Cooley adds patent practice in London… Law firm sued over bank loan to GM…

  • Morning Briefing: Ashurt set to double global service centre by Steve Randall

    The international legal service centre opened two years ago by Ashurst to serve its global lawyers is planning to expand… Women lawyers earn 42 per cent less than men… Investigation into Guantanamo Bay lawyers’ cancer… US reports shortage of real estate lawyers…