PwC targets Australasia with legal services launch


Accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has set its sights on the Australian and Asia Pacific legal markets with the launch of a local legal arm

Aussie associate pay begins to lift as partners move on


Is the Australian legal market on the road to recovery?

Slaughter and May eyes Asia growth


Never one to follow the crowd, elite UK firm Slaughter and May is bucking yet another trend by investing in its Asia practice

DLA Piper and the shrinking Asia partnership


What is it with DLA Piper and Asia Pacific? When the firm merged with DLA Phillips Fox in 2011 the combined firm boasted 135 partners across its Australian practice. By the end of last year the number had shrunk to 100, despite it being one of the biggest promoters in the country

Asia-Pac out of favour in partner promos


Is Asia-Pacific growth out of vogue with UK national firms? This year’s partnership promotions suggest so

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Minter Ellison's Tony Harrington: "Collaborate, innovate and inspire"

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