Morning briefing

  • 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…

  • Morning Briefing: Corrs partner to join DLA Piper by Steve Randall

    DLA Piper adds another strategic hire to its Melbourne office… India M&A deals jump 64 per cent… Happy Birthday copyright under question…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms' ability to embrace diversity questioned by Steve Randall

    Insurance exec doubts the ability of law firms to embrace diversity… Senior litigator joins international law firm in Hong Kong… Property Council Award for Aussie lawyer… UK legal system continues to learn new lessons…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms celebrate recognition for gender diversity by Steve Randall

    Some of the world’s best known global law brands have been recognised for their work in promoting and retaining women lawyers… Clifford Chance opens Singapore academy… Stronger foundations for firm’s international construction practice… One case – $36 million profit… UK court awards cash to daughter snubbed in will…