The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
West Coast firm Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe has emerged the victor in the three-way race to merge with Venture Law Group (VLG). Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe and Morrison & Foerster were both courting VLG, but Heller Ehrman has walked away with a merger deal with the firm. Heller Ehrman is taking on 60 VLG lawyers, creating a 720-lawyer firm. The merger proposal is set to go before the partnerships of both firms on 9 September for final approval. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews 3 September