ASIA AND AUSTRALASIA TOP STORIES
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is now down to six partners in Tokyo with the departure of its head of corporate for Japan, James Robinson.
23 Oct 2014 | 05:58 |
Bird & Bird has confirmed a merger with Australian outfit Truman Hoyle; some 18 months after the two firms announced their alliance...
20 Oct 2014 | 00:00 |
Why China's taste for luxury goods means law firms are still confident about inbound deal prospects...
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
What to do down under has long presented a headache for the UK's magic circle firms, with varying approaches to the market splitting the group. Elizabeth Broomhall looks at what's been done so far
20 Oct 2014 | 15:49 |
That statistics can be manipulated in numerous ways is a given. But sometimes the message from the numbers is so clear it is impossible to misinterpret.
17 Oct 2014 | 00:14 |
Law firms have a reputation for being late to the table. In the case of Australia, international entrants were perhaps more than 'sociably late' – taking the plunge into the market only at the tail-end of the energy and resources boom that the count...
17 Oct 2014 | 00:10 |
Combined partner count across five of the largest firms in Australia has shrunk by 134 (14%) over the last five years according to figures obtained by Legal Week, demonstrating the impact of domestic economic uncertainty and increased competition from...
15 Oct 2014 | 17:36 |
CBRE's deputy chief ethics and compliance officer and former legal head for Asia, Sophia PK Yap, talks to Elizabeth Broomhall about juggling global regulators, family life and knee injuries
26 Sep 2014 | 00:39 |
Danny Gilbert, the straight-talking founder of Gilbert + Tobin, tells Legal Week how his firm has grown from a boutique to challenge Australia's legal old guard
08 Sep 2014 | 00:05 |
Clyde & Co's Hong Kong-based global head of aviation finance on the joys of living abroad, his new Nintendo Wii and making equity partner at 31.
11 Aug 2014 | 05:12 |
Last week's departure of a further three partners from DLA Piper's Asia Pacific office sums up what has been a difficult 18 months for the firm.
30 Jul 2014 | 00:05 |
Partners can be a fickle bunch. Just look at Ashurst: the firm's desire to secure a US merger dates back so far that it's hard to think of a UK firm - legacy SJ Berwin or Norton Rose aside - more frequently linked with potential partners across the At...
24 Jul 2014 | 10:40 |
Foreign investors and international law firms breathed a sigh of relief this week as Southeast Asia's largest economy elected its new president – Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo.
24 Jul 2014 | 00:06 |