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15 Feb 2017
International firm to represent White & Case partners in HSF court battle
An international firm will act as the legal representative for eight White & Case Australia partners in a court battle brought by Herbert Smith F...
15 Feb 2017
No love lost for ex-HSF partners
Eight top lawyers courted from the ranks of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Melbourne and Sydney offices to launch a new White & Case team in Australia...
Sue Kench
13 Feb 2017
KWM Australia reaffirms strong position
The chief executive partner of King & Wood Mallesons Australia says the firm’s strategic positioning and focus on instilling a healthy culture h...
10 Feb 2017
Aus deals to feel the effects of new foreign exchange measures
Changes to Chinese foreign exchange regulations are set to significantly impact Australian deals, according to two MinterEllison partners. Wri...
6 Feb 2017
National firm crowned leader in APAC
The Legal 500 has named Corrs Chambers Westgarth the leading firm in both Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in its latest report. Write co...
3 Feb 2017
Fresh reports float cause of rumoured merger breakdown
Fresh reports about the would-be union between Norton Rose Fulbright and Henry Davis York have sparked weak speculation that partners in the Melbourne...
1 Feb 2017
HSF’s TMT practice picks up pace
Herbert Smith Freehills has recorded another strong year for technology, media and telecommunications activity, continuing its seven-year growth trend...
30 Jan 2017
Exclusive: KWM Australia breaks silence on Europe arm's collapse
The chief executive partner of King & Wood Mallesons Australia has revealed to Lawyers Weekly what ultimately let down the firm’s Europe arm, an...
24 Jan 2017
4 firms join forces to target national and international clientele
A national firm has revealed it has united with three other law firms to boost its practice capabilities in the insurance market. Write commen...
19 Jan 2017
Bakers claims top spot in capital markets league table
Baker McKenzie has dominated Thompson Reuters’ latest rankings for top performers in Australia’s capital market for 2016. Write comment (...
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