Five minutes with... Laura Scampion
DLA Piper New Zealand partner Laura Scampion talks to NZLawyer about a day-long negotiation involving a white shag pile carpet, Cristal champagne and Habanos - as well as surfing and Te Arai Point.
Morning Briefing: International law firm adds 17 to partnership
A multinational law firm has announced the promotion of a number of lawyers to the partnership… Second new partner this year for Reed Smith in Singapore… Virtual currencies are here to stay says law firm partner… Judges removed for watching porn at work… Queen Elizabeth is ‘The King of Ireland’ in law…
Kids no barrier to partnership
The question of parental leave is one of the big issues women aiming for leadership positions in New Zealand's legal sphere face.
Morning Briefing: Law firms threatening action against bad client reviews
Some Law firms are threatening their own clients with legal action for posting poor reviews online… Baker & McKenzie launches internship program for RPC students… DLA Piper appoints new Sydney partner… BLP promotes five new partners…
First partner appointment since merger
The first global business law firm operating in New Zealand has appointed a new partner.
Morning Briefing: Law firms among the best companies to work for
The annual list of the Fortune 100 best companies to work for features several law firms… International law firm elects new board members… New lead for NRF team in Asia… Australia v England, the battle is on… DLA Piper shows flat revenue but increased profits… Qatar says it has enough law firms and bans new ones