Morning Briefing: Women suspected of killing lawyer plead guilty
Two women accused of killing DLA Piper lawyer David Messerschmitt have entered guilty pleas in court… Are lawyers being hypercritical on diversity?... UK market set for consolidation of law firms… Law firms link for Shenzhen venture…
Morning Briefing: Law Society president raises concern about legal privilege
The president of the Law Society of England & Wales has criticised the UK government’s “rushed” introduction of new powers… Study shows lack of confidence in GC’s cybersecurity knowledge… Aussie lawyers to receive compensation from Immigration… Mexican firms seek international partners…
NZ firms advise on $298m deal
A number of NZ and Australian firms have advised on a significant $298m contract.
Morning Briefing: Dentons to close Singapore practice
Ahead of finalising its merger with Chinese firm Dacheng, Dentons is reportedly closing its Singapore practice… International law firm in merger talks… A&O partner to be Asia-based president of LCIA… DLA Piper appoints new pro-bono counsel for Asia-Pac… International firm appoints new global corporate responsibility partner…
One of the best brands in the world
A global firm with a New Zealand practice has been identified by general counsel as having one the most elite – and sought after – brands in the world.
Morning Briefing: Top Wall Street firms losing out to bigger-paying rivals
A new report shows that Wall Street’s elite law firms are no longer the only ones paying big money for legal talent… International law firm launches consultancy… Dechert continues to battle against claims from Coudert Bros. bankruptcy… Indian law firm brothers go head-to-head in Mumbai…