Morning briefing

  • Morning Briefing: Quindell shareholders agree on sale by John Maguire

    Shareholders of Quindell have voted to sell to Slater & Gordon but there are still regulatory hurdles to overcome… International law firm promotes 22 to partner, 40 per cent women… Women lawyers feel unsafe in India’s Supreme Court… Globalaw prepares for Tokyo conference…

  • Morning Briefing: Survey shows consumers expect legal advice for free by John Maguire

    Law firms are increasingly finding that consumers want their advice free of charge… BLP adds strength to international board… Google’s lawyers fight EU competition battle… Disney blockbuster in copyright claim…

  • Morning Briefing: International law firm in first joint operation in China’s SFTZ by John Maguire

    Two firms have received the first approval for a joint venture in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone… Yet another expansion for Dentons as it hires team of 30… UK could face a major shake-up of human rights… Author files copyright claim over movie The Cabin in the Woods…

  • Morning Briefing: The future of ‘virtual’ law firms by John Maguire

    One pioneering law firm has found that clients still want elements of tradition… Legal technicians can now own some US law firms… Italian firm hires former Clifford Chance CEO… Convict prefers execution to lawyers…

  • Morning Briefing: Sydney lawyer to stand trial over abuse allegations by NZ Lawyer

    An immigration lawyer has been committed to stand trial over allegations of rape and indecent assault… International firm expands with Chilean agreement… Long-time Freshfields names battle for senior partner role… International firms reveal high retention rates… Amazon lawsuit takes on fake reviewers…

  • Morning Briefing: Every lawyer should study international law by NZ Lawyer

    As the world becomes more interconnected all lawyers should study international law, claims one law student… PayPal could face US lawsuit… Filmmaker says Scientology lawyers can’t argue with facts…