Memery Crystal eyes China opportunities with Yingke deal


While firms such as King & Wood Mallesons and Dentons have struck deals to target clients and deals in the upper end of China’s market, some firms, like London-based Memery Crystal, are doing so for clients at the centre of the ...

Berwin Leighton Paisner turns to Baker & McKenzie for Myanmar launch


As Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated victory for her National League for Democracy party in landmark elections for Myanmar, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) last week announced it was launching in the country.

Australia’s Minter Ellison returns to growth with 2 per cent turnover rise


Australia’s largest firm by lawyer number Minter Ellison has announced a rise of 2.3 per cent in its 2014/15 turnover, pushing the top line figure from A$418m to A$428m (£200.2m).

Top Chinese firms rip up the remuneration rule book


While many international firms and clients have acknowledged Chinese firms’ rapid rise of late, the prevailing view continues to be that these firms are not financially integrated, lack real partnership and that most operate effectively as barristers’ chambers, where only costs are shared and individuals or teams work independently under one brand.

TLA: WFW enters Vietnam with local alliance and vows China move


Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has set foot in Vietnam via an association with local firm LVN & Associates, while confirming it is looking at China for its next move.

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Slater & Gordon’s shares plummet 52 per cent following Autumn Statement

26-Nov-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Personal injury heavyweight Slater & Gordon saw its share price drop 52 per cent overnight after the UK Government announced a shake-up in the way road accidents claims are handled.


Mayer Brown makes up 27 to partner in US-dominated worldwide promo round

20-Nov-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Mayer Brown has made up 27 partners in its latest worldwide promotions round, two of which are based in the firm’s London office. 

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23-Nov-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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2-Nov-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

China’s top firms are moving into their second phase of development, which means finding better ways to serve clients and remunerate star partners.

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