Morning briefing

  • 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 …

  • Morning Briefing: Slater & Gordon well-placed for more acquisitions by NZ Lawyer

    Deutsche Bank says that Australia’s first listed law firm is in a strong position to expand… Clifford Chance aims to raise revenues in Asia… US law firms merged less last year… Accountancy firm expands international legal service…

  • Morning Briefing: Global firm to close Asia-Pac offices by NZ Lawyer

    After almost a decade in the region, an international firm is to close its Shanghai and Hong Kong offices… Clifford Chance trainee says Muslims should not be apologetic… Hogan Lovells launches business and social enterprise training… Call for Sri Lanka’s chief justice to resign…

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyer launches new social media network by NZ Lawyer

    A barrister has launched his own network aimed at anyone with an interest in the law… New Vietnam managing partner for Hogan Lovells… Patent law suits drop in US… New compliance expert for Eversheds… Broadchurch slated by lawyers…

  • Morning Briefing: Tech giants agree deal on anti-trust lawsuit by NZ Lawyer

    Four tech firms in the US have agreed a new deal to end a class action lawsuit… Two former Holding Redlich partners have left the Australian firm for new challenges … HFW expands energy and resources capability with partner hire… Aussie lawyers adopt innovative marketing strategy…