Morning briefing

  • Firm bans "Dear Sirs" by Steve Randall

    “Dear Sirs” banned by global law firm… Ashurst loses five Asia-Pac partners… US firm opens first Asia Pacific office… Dentons commits to promote women in arbitration… New global chair for McDermott…

  • Global firm to launch alternative legal services business in Australia by Steve Randall

    Offshore specialist boosts Asia team…Allen & Overy adds two partners in Hong Kong…

  • Magic circle firm helps design AI solution by Steve Randall

    Tributes paid to Reed Smith’s global diversity director … Herbert Smith Freehills hires Asia-Pac arbitration lawyer from Clifford Chance… Eversheds considers new management structure…

  • Norton Rose Fulbright announces merger by Steve Randall

    Clyde & Co to move to new landmark Sydney office… Sydney partner swaps Baker & McKenzie for Squire Patton Boggs… South Korea desk expands Olswang’s Asia-Pac capabilities…

  • Former prime minister joins global law firm by Steve Randall

    Norton Rose Fulbright welcomes return of former Sydney partner… International firm elects new managing partner… Latham takes experienced investigations lawyer from Covington…

  • HSF, Allens advise on Australian Pizza Hut acquisition by Steve Randall

    European court rules on hyperlinks in Aussie images case… Lawyers lose out on private banking as Wall St firm doubles limit…