DLA Piper news

  • Morning Briefing: Kennedys strengthens China presence by NZ Lawyer

    Kennedys has made its presence in China stronger with a new co-operation agreement with AnJie... Greenberg Traurig expands Asia-Pac operations… Hogan Lovells promotes 24 lawyers to partner… Akin Gump starts the year with a round of promotions…Singapore launches new international court…

  • Morning Briefing: Aussie firm continues national expansion by NZ Lawyer

    Australian law firm has announced that it is to open two new offices… DLA Piper adds two new partners in Australia… Orrick appoints new full-time talent chief… Linklaters revenue grows; profits up 7 per cent…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm sets target for female partners by NZ Lawyer

    Global firm aims for females to make up 30 per cent of its partners within six years… US lawyers reap the rewards on US$100 billion M&A day… DLA Piper ends financial link in Turkey… Allen & Overy cuts back Moscow office amid sanctions… Heaney to leave Bird & Bird to join Baker Botts…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firms’ confidence hits 7-year high by NZ Lawyer

    Confidence within the legal profession is at its highest since 2007, but business is more competitive… Hong Kong sees strong growth in corporate lawyers… Simmons & Simmons re-elects managing partner… DLA Piper litigation practice loses more partners… Law firm sued in unusual case of negligence…

  • 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…

  • NZ’s shame: Huge slip in global gender gap report’s rankings by Sophie Schroder

    New Zealand has fared badly this year in one of the world’s most significant global gender gap analyses. Kiwi lawyers give us their take on the startling results