DLA Piper news

  • 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

  • Morning Briefing: Herbert Smith Freehills hires two new partners by NZ Lawyer

    HSF hires partners from Ashurst… DLA Piper team set to leave for new venture… New top 30 law firm created over the weekend… Tasmanian government criticised over law firm choice… Kimberly-Clark faces $500 million Ebola lawsuit…

  • 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…