Morning Briefing: World’s largest law firm one step closer
The merger which will create the largest global law firm has been voted for by the partners of both firms… Corrs partner becomes an AO for services to business and more… DLA Piper creates cybersecurity off-shoot… Foreign law firms report pressure in China…
Morning Briefing: New corporate partners for DLA Piper
One DLA Piper office has been boosted by the addition of a team of three partners to its corporate group... Lawyer named in Australia Day honours… Linklaters appoints new global practice head… Clifford Chance reviews more flexible lockstep… India’s largest law firm splits following family feud…
Morning Briefing: Which firm tops the M&A league tables?
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 …
Five minutes with…Stephen Behrmann, DLA Phillips Fox
Originally from South Africa, DLA Phillips Fox solicitor Stephen Behrmann takes five minutes to tell us about the strangest case he’s ever worked on, and the importance of golf.
Morning Briefing: Firms opting for change to boost growth
A new poll reveals most businesses are planning changes for growth… PEP increases but pricing may be an issue says PwC report… Pinsent Masons adds two senior hires to its international tax practice… DLA Piper managing partner leaves to start boutique firm…
Morning Briefing: Should your law firm offer ‘freemium’ products?
A growing number of law firms are offering free products in a bid to attract clients... K&L Gates launches new employment service for business… Finance team new arrival for Gibson Dunn… DLA Piper expands government and relations teams… New real estate partner at Eversheds…