find the latest legal job
Corporate Counsel and Company Secretary
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter NSW
· Highly-respected, innovative and entrepreneurial Not-for-Profit · Competency based Board
View details
Chief Counsel and Company Secretary
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter NSW
· Dynamic, high growth organisation · ASX listed market leader
View details
In-house Projects Lawyer | Renewables / Solar | 2-5 Years PQE
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: All Australia
· Help design the future · NASDAQ Listed
View details
Insurance Lawyer (3-5 PAE)
Category: Insurance and Superannuation Law | Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs Brisbane QLD
· Dynamic organisation ·
View details
Real Estate & Projects Lawyer (6+ years PAE)
Category: Property Law | Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW
· Top tier firm with offices nationally · High profile clients
View details
Global round-up: Mag closure; Mayer Brown; Swine flu

Global round-up: Mag closure; Mayer Brown; Swine flu

Portfolio magazine to close; Maher hints at exit from Mayer Brown; Mexico law firms ponder swine flu precautions

Portfolio magazine to close

Bad news for the globally-minded business news readers, Conde Nast has confirmed it will be closing its Portfolio magazine. Editor in Chief, Joanne Lipman, broke the news to staff overnight, saying the decision had been made “because of financial reason at Advance”, Conde Nast’s parent company. Catch a glimpse of the magazine, while you can, here.

Maher hints at exit from Mayer Brown

Just days ago we reported that Mayer Brown has overhauled its partnership structure, leaving co-vice chairman Paul Maher short of the top job and with no management responsibilities. Now, London-based Maher has confirmed to partners he is likely leaving the firm. The apparently graceful Maher noted in a memo to partners that he is a strong advocate for governance change and that he fully endorses the new structure. He is now considering several “interesting opportunities”. 

Mexico law firms ponder swine flu precautions

Attorneys and support staff at law firms Gardere, Arena y Associados sported a new look in their Mexico City office this week: surgical masks. The firm has enforced the precautions for its 30 workers since Mexican government officials announced a deadly strain of swine flu had hit the country. More than 149 people in Mexico have died and more than 1,600 reported sickened by the virus. 

Like this story? Read more:

QLS condemns actions of disgraced lawyer as ‘stain on the profession’

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

The legal budget breakdown 2017

Global round-up: Mag closure; Mayer Brown; Swine flu
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Aug 21 2017
Is your firm on the right track for gig economy gains?
Promoted by Crowd & Co. The way we do business, where we work, how we engage with workers, ev...
Scales of Justice, Victorian County Court, retiring judges
Aug 21 2017
Replacements named for retired Vic judges
Two new judicial officers have been appointed in the Victorian County Court, following the retire...
Aug 21 2017
LCA applauds proposed Modern Slavery Act
The Law Council of Australia has welcomed new recommendations for the development of a Modern Slaver...
Allens managing partner Richard Spurio, image courtesy Allens' website
Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
Esteban Gomez
May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
Nicole Rich
May 16 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must current...
Geoff Roberson
May 11 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Rober...
May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...