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.
Latham & Watkins has hired two litigation partners from Pillsbury Winthrop. Stephen Stublarec and Christopher Byers have joined Latham's San Francisco office to boost the firm's litigation capability in the Bay Area. Both Stublarec and Byers specialise in complex commercial litigation. Stublarec concentrates on matters ranging from product liability to securities fraud. Byers has a strong focus on unfair competition cases and advising the defendant side in consumer class actions. Litigation is a hot topic in San Francisco in the aftermath of Tower Snow and the Brobeck Phleger & Harrison team moving to Clifford Chance. It is one practice area that has thrived in negative economic periods. Earlier in the year Latham's former chairman of litigation, Ernest Getto, relocated to San Francisco from Los Angeles.