As Herbert Smith Freehills gears up for a vote on its combined remuneration structure senior reporter Lucy Burton looks at the numbers behind the merger
The arrival of specialist international firms has added another dynamic to the fast-changing Australian legal market
Ashurst partners are set to vote on the full financial integration between Ashurst and Ashurst Australia but it is the battle for the top managerial job that is really getting partners talking.
There’s been plenty of action on the international tie-ups front, but the domestic legal market is slow
This month DLA Piper’s UK country head Andrew Darwin will begin his new role as Australia managing partner, a position he is expecting to occupy for two years.
Australian firm HWL Ebsworth continues its growth spree with the acquisition of South Australian firm Kelly & Co.
Herbert Smith Freehills has shaken up its corporate leadership, appointing Melbourne-based Mike Ferraro as sole global corporate head.
Australian firm Clayton Utz and its Hong Kong association firm Haley & Co have broken off their relationship, with the former retrenching to focus on its domestic market.
Quarterly Board Update — tax developments in Q3 download subscription
Minter Ellison has created a quarterly update to discuss the tax issues that you may wish to raise with your board during each reporting period, starting with Q3.
Standing alongside your insured — when an insurer will have a common interest download subscription
In Marshall v Prescott, the NSW Court of Appeal considered the issue of common interest privilege and when insurers and insureds are likely to have a ‘self-same’ interest in proceedings.
Minter Ellison submission to the Financial System Inquiry download subscription
We welcome the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) and the opportunity to offer detailed insights and recommendations to the inquiry via this written submission.
Issues paper on competition review offers CPR for Australian micro-economic reform download subscription
An issues paper has been released as part of the government’s competition law and policy review announced by minister for small business Bruce Billson in December 2013.
How ‘advice’ and ‘independence’ influence claims for privilege by in-house counsel download subscription
The Federal Court recently considered the concepts of ‘legal advice’ and ‘independence’ in relation to claims for legal professional privilege.
Victory for BVI liquidators in Australian courts download subscription
In Global Tradewaves Ltd, liquidators appointed by the BVI court to GTL obtained leave to examine a former director of GTL in relation to the company’s affairs.
Health Alert — 14 April 2014: inquest into the death of Thomas Freemantle; Molloy v El Masri; and more download subscription
DLA has released the 14 April 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
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