Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Facebook sues global law firm by NZ Lawyer

    Social networking giant Facebook sues law firm over fraudulent ownership case… Slater & Gordon predicts increased revenue… Simmons & Simmons expands Saudi alliance… Orrick becomes first international firm in Ivory Coast… Online reviews mean more business for lawyers…

  • Morning Briefing: Baker & McKenzie bolsters Singapore team by NZ Lawyer

    New Singapore principal at Baker & McKenzie… Hogan Lovells adds new energy partner… Struggling firms are targets for partner raids… UK law business increases revenue… China set to announce reforms…

  • Morning Briefing: Women in law still earning far less than male colleagues by NZ Lawyer

    New report reveals huge difference in pay between men and women in the legal profession… Allen & Overy changes wages policy… India may get even further away for foreign firms… UK government plans to use a 650-year-old law against terror group… Author claims Disney stole her memoirs for blockbuster movie…

  • Morning Briefing: Clifford Chance to lose legacy Perth partner by NZ Lawyer

    Clifford Chance managing partner appointed WA head of investment house… Top law firms put quality ahead of speed… Saudi scheme offers legal training in return for pro-bono… Malaysian lawyers march to end colonial law of sedition… Lawyers act for man in ‘pink underwear’ humiliation…

  • Morning Briefing: Hogan Lovells appoints its first Vietnam partner by NZ Lawyer

    Ex-A&O senior associate appointed as Hogan Lovells’ first Vietnam partner… Squire Patton Boggs hires Nabarro team… Real estate agent gives insight into the changing face of law firms… Rights groups protest at abuse of lawyers in Egypt… And singer Kesha sues her producer alleging abuse; he counter-sues…

  • Morning Briefing: King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin plans to downsize by NZ Lawyer

    Big changes ahead for King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin… Firms find high-value lateral hires harder… LinkedIn hit with class-action lawsuit over employment history… Ford hopes to have found a loophole in digital music lawsuit…