DLA Piper news

  • Lawyers jobs at risk as Slaters weighs office closures by Steve Randall

    Slater and Gordon is considering closing two of its UK offices affecting around 51 staff including fee-earners… Herbert Smith Freehills tops Australian M&A league tables… New M&A co-head announced at Orrick… Legal advisor wins wrongful termination case against Bikram yoga…

  • Almost half of corporates planning to divest by NZ Lawyer

    A large proportion of corporates are planning to make divestments in the next two years, according to a new survey… Expansion for DLA Piper… WLG sets female partner targets… Man accused of helping lawyers against China is released…

  • Morning Briefing: Tokyo partner in running for A&O senior role by Steve Randall

    Tokyo-based M&A partner Simon Black has been confirmed as one of the candidates for the forthcoming managing partner election at Allen & Overy… International law firm helps train female lawyers in Nepal… Computers beat humans in this court function… The cat, the coffee and the lawsuit…

  • Morning Briefing: Law firm brands rank poorly says PR expert by Steve Randall

    A PR expert says that many law firms have brands that are so weak that they can be out-ranked by fictional firms… Magic Circle firm rewards associates with big bonuses… Uber updates contracts with drivers requiring arbitration…

  • Morning Briefing: International firm weighs local partnership in Shanghai by Steve Randall

    Linklaters is reportedly in talks with at least two local law firms in Shanghai… Two hires for two birds… Norton Rose Fulbright hires Baker & McKenzie partner…‘Celebrity lawyer’ accused of fraud…

  • Morning Briefing: Herbert Smith Freehills reopens in Saudi Arabia by Steve Randall

    International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has expanded its global offering… Former Hogan Lovells’ HK head joins Latham & Watkins… Indian lawyers strike over advocate’s murder… Divorce lawyers called “shocking and irresponsible” by judge…