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15 Mar 2017
Aus companies ‘too slow’ on cyber risk: Minters
MinterEllison’s Perspectives on Cyber Risk 2017 report highlights the rising prevalence of cyber crime, but the firm has said Australian businesses ...
Norton Rose Fulbright
14 Mar 2017
Global firm responds to ‘string of exits’ in partnership
A global law firm has spoken out about claims that it has become the latest to lose high-profile Australian partners to a competitor. Write co...
White & Case
7 Mar 2017
White & Case Sydney office open for business
White & Case Australia has announced today that its Sydney office has officially opened. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
7 Mar 2017
What next for White & Case’s new Aussie guard?
Restrained and retained: When are White & Case’s new Australian hires free to become partners? Write comment (0 Comments) ...
7 Mar 2017
KWM backs calls for blockchain standards
A King & Wood Mallesons partner has supported the findings of Standards Australia’s Roadmap for Blockchain Standards Report, which aims to guide...
2 Mar 2017
Judgment in on Australia’s BigLaw partnership fracas
A decision on the legal dispute that saw the spectacular fallout between the entire partnership of Herbert Smith Freehills and eight former members wh...
1 Mar 2017
HSF tells court clients ‘vulnerable’ following partner defection
On day one of the legal contest between HSF and the eight partners who quit to establish the Australian arm of competitor White & Case, Peter Bre...
27 Feb 2017
National firm dives into new practice area
A top-tier national firm has announced it has rolled out a new practice to keep up with growing client demand. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
24 Feb 2017
Sydney and Melbourne CBDs centre of top-tier turf war
A court clash between top-tier lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills and White & Case next week will draw out boundary lines defining a blackout ar...
23 Feb 2017
Global merger to benefit Aus-based clientele
The Australian managing partner of a global law firm has shed light on how its latest merger will be of value to local clients. Write comment ...
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