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Top firm trio successfully set up $11.3bn mega-merger

11 hours 28 min ago

Competition regulator approves the deal eight months after the companies announced their intent to merge

US$150bn international merger cleared in Australia with top firm’s aid

11 hours 28 min ago

Firm says it will continue to work with the company as it pursues the complex deal

Australian firm partners with US eLearning giant

11 hours 28 min ago

Partnership will release courses that tackle workplace compliance issues in Australia

UK firm draws in senior lawyers for Singapore launch

11 hours 28 min ago

This marks the firm’s third expansion in 2017

New Zealand has highest proportion of female Supreme Court judges

14 hours 11 min ago

New Zealand has highest proportion of female Supreme Court judges… New global industry group at Baker McKenzie… International firm makes key appointment for Guangzhou…

Firm bets on governance consultancy

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:00

The investment comes after years of testing client appetite for non-legal advisory services, the firm says

Good Samaritan law student earns summer associate job at global firm

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:00

The student helped fend off youths who mugged a partner of the firm, who says he recognised leadership in the young man

Aussie law firm confirms it’s facing shareholder class action

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:00

DWF launches in Singapore with Eversheds Sutherland hires… New Zealand launches bill for better access to justice…

HSF elevates 34 to senior associate

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:04

More than half of the newly promoted lawyers are women

Practice leader swaps firms

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 07:00

A leading tax lawyer has moved to another top firm, leaving behind a law firm he joined nearly 20 years ago

Global firm moves into new Sydney home

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 07:00

The legal giant is moving into the economic hub of a newly reinvigorated precinct in Sydney

Art auction doubleheader to be hosted by leading commercial firms

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 07:00

The events will help provide free legal assistance for environmental causes

In-house counsel feeling more confident

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:00

In-house counsel feeling more confident… Ashurst duo on the move a year after leaving KWM… Orrick adds to Hong Kong M&A team… Former Eversheds global automotive head joins Squire Patton Boggs…

Rosalind Croucher tapped to lead Human Rights Commission

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:26

The top lawyer has led nine significant law reform inquiries as ALRC president

30 managing and senior associates picked by top firm

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 07:00

Nearly a third of the new senior appointees are for the firm’s energy, resources, and infrastructure practice

National firm wins new partner from rival

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 07:00

The corporate and commercial law expert brings more than two decades of experience to the firm, which is strategically ramping up in Brisbane

Two lawyers elevated to partnership at commercial firm

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 07:00

In addition to the two new partners, the insurance and commercial firm also announced a new senior associate and three new associates

Global firm makes strategic US play

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 07:00

The acquisition of a Boston-based specialist litigation and investigations firm bolsters the global giant’s practices in the life sciences and healthcare sectors

Ground-breaking UK deal succeeds with advice from Magic Circle firm

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 07:00

Expect more insurance premium finance companies to turn to securitization, the firm says

Global law firm “very concerned” as Brexit talks begin

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 06:00

New partners at international firm’s Chinese associate… Singapore law graduate glut means more unpaid trainees…