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HSF names next Greater China chief

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:00

She will lead a team of 300 partners, lawyers, and staff in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai

Baker McKenzie leads in first-ever Australian IPO of a German company

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:00

The firm says it’s increasingly being asked to assist foreign companies trying to access Australian capital markets

Firm settles sexual abuse case against deceased doctor

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:00

The matter has been long and hard-fought, says the victims’ lawyer

Legal technology firm takes top prize for cutting-edge software

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:00

The firm deliberately set out to disrupt the $100m legal and conveyancing software industry, the firm’s CEO says

Firm acts as bank makes major investment in fintech company

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:00

This is one of the largest fintech equity investments in Australia, the firm says

Most recommended law firms named

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:00

Most recommended law firms named… Herbert Smith Freehills appoints new Greater China leader… Former Simmons & Simmons consultant rejoins firm…

Indigenous mentoring program launched by KWM and Macquarie University

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:00

The firm wants to partner with more universities throughout Australia

HWL Ebsworth, KWM act on $52.5m hotel sale

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:00

The sale includes seven hotels in Adelaide, Brisbane, and Melbourne

Travers Smith effects dress-down policy

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:00

However, it isn’t quite on a “Silicon Valley” level

Melbourne lawyer updates takeover bids book

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:00

Melbourne lawyer updates takeover bids book… Australian ADR award winners announced… Illegal immigrants can now become lawyers in US…

Holman Webb’s property and construction practices grow with merger

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:00

The commercial and insurance law specialists acquire a Sydney boutique firm

Baker Love expands partnership

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:00

Newcastle’s oldest law firm adds two new solicitors as it keeps up with the city’s growth

$174m building refinance succeeds with firms’ advice

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:00

The firms acted as a major German real estate manager refinances a green building in Canberra

Firms act on $95m Melbourne tower sale

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:00

The firms advise as an Australian investment manager makes its first divestment, selling an office tower to a Singapore-based company

Legal profession could be next for blockchain revolution

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:00

Legal profession could be next for blockchain revolution… Allen and Overy takes Ashurst finance team… Korean firm joins international network…

Corrs launches rapid-response cyber-security team

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:40

An ex-AFP digital forensics expert and a white-hat hacker join the new unit

SA privatises land services with HWL Ebsworth advice

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:00

The firm worked with the Crown Solicitor’s Office as SA follows NSW and leases its land services for $1.6bn

How AI will change the face of law

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:00

Gain insights into the future of technology and its impact on the legal profession

Workplace relations expert joins boutique

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:00

The boutique firm’s newest hire helped build one of Australia’s leading online HR services companies

Patent-litigation costs nosedive in the US

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:00

For a particular type of litigation, costs for cases with more than US$25m at stake dropped 78%