Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Big Four firm continues lateral hire crusade by NZ Lawyer

    Major law firm bolsters team to help drive its M&A capability... More law firms launch ‘drone’ practices… Simmons & Simmons hires Edwards Wildman Palmer’s HK managing partner… Malaysian lawyers build relationships…

  • Morning Briefing: Counting the cost when replacing a partner by NZ Lawyer

    Replacing a partner can be a million-dollar exercise… US-UK firms commit to pro-bono… Latham & Watkins hires O’Melveny & Myers team… Lawyers prepare to launch litigation against fined banks… Indian and Japanese lawyers share knowledge…

  • Morning Briefing: Sydney partner misses out on HFS senior partner role by NZ Lawyer

    London-based partner wins vote for HFS senior partner role, edging out Sydney partner… Allens closes HK office but maintains presence through alliance… Lawyer gets his teeth into dentists-only law firm… Rolling Stones prepare for Sydney date as insurance lawsuit continues…

  • Morning Briefing: Managing partner to leave firm after 20 years by NZ Lawyer

    Litigation partner and Asia head to leave commerical law firm after two decades… Norton Rose Fulbright global energy chief to relocate to Australia… Bingham McCutchen - Morgan Lewis merger news awaited…UK government has been spying on lawyers…Prominent New York firm ‘ripped apart by soap opera’…

  • Morning Briefing: Three nominated for managing partner role by NZ Lawyer

    International law firm trio in first managing partner contest in 15 years... Osborne Clarke appoints new managing partner... Qatari lawyers claim abuse of foreign firms’ licence to practice... and UK lawyers warned that they could be liable for identity theft...

  • Morning Briefing: Osborne Clarke widens Asian footprint by NZ Lawyer

    Osborne Clarke partners with Indian firm to target Asian market… Baker & McKenzie changes remuneration structure… Ropes & Gray announces new partners… M&A slows to six-month low… Canadian lawyer missing with $3 million client funds could be in Asia…