When Duncan Cotterill first mooted the idea of an office in Sydney, it seemed straightforward on paper.
Holman Fenwick Willan has announced the opening of a Perth office. The office will be led by new recruit Julian Sher, mostly recently at the bar but also a former managing partner of the Corrs office in Perth.
Trevor Goh, the Chief Representative of the Blake Dawson Shanghai office, has joined Advent Lawyers. He will be based in Singapore.
Blake Dawson上海首席代表Trevor Goh最近加入Advent Lawyers新加坡办公室。
Trevor Goh, formerly of the Blake Dawson Shanghai office, has joined Advent Lawyers. He will be based in Singapore.
Banking specialist Peter Bowden has moved from Blake Dawson to Clayton Utz, taking up a senior associate position in Melbourne.
Danny Gilbert's Perth adventure continues with a full integration with Blakiston & Crabb - but an international merger is starting to look a little less likely.
Revealing the winners at the 2011 ALB-Macquarie Bank Law Awards: which firms collected the honours this year?
A summary of the deals information collected by ALB since last update (19 May).
Herbert Smith could be the next UK firm to open its doors in Australia, according to UK media.
A summary of the latest deals and legal advisor information collected by ALB this week.
Barrick swoops on Equinox, China zeroes in on Australia
Attorney-General Robert McClelland has announced new appointments to the International Legal Services Advisory Council (ILSAC).
Herbert Smith, Blake Dawson and Clayton Utz all received instructions for a LNG deal that sees Chinese state-owned resources company Sinopec acquire a 15% stake in Australia Pacific LNG – in the largest LNG supply agreement in Australian history by annual volume.
Woolworths group legal manager Rod Bordignon is not afraid to do a little shopping around of his own when it comes to sourcing quality legal advice. He shares his perspective with Olivia Collings.
Lavan Legal has announced two new hires, making a total of five new faces this year.
The latest Thomson Reuters Mid-Market Rankings for the Australian and New Zealand M&A market show a slight overall improvement in the first three months of the year, compared to 12 months ago.
Blake Dawson has recruited a second former Gilbert + Tobin partner for its Sydney corporate practice within six months.
The number of women practicing in NSW has reached 46% of the profession, up 452% since 1988.
According to the NSW Law Society there are now a little more than 11,000 female solicitors practicing law in the state.
Wikborg Rein and Allens Arthur Robinson have advised the sponsors of one of the world’s first floating LNG production projects.