Legal news by Region

Europe

EXPANSION

New year to see new team

Simmons & Simmons due to kick off the new year with new administrative law team in Milan office in the new year.

North America

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Canada launches domain disputes centre

Canadian organization takes on global domain name disputes citing 350 million domain names world-wide where 'conflicts can arise.'

Asia

M&A

Nishimura & Asahi in Thai combo

Tokyo-based firm confirms it has purchased all outstanding shares in SCL Thailand's SCL Group to create new Thai powerhouse.

Middle East

Latin America

Africa

EXPANSION

BRG opens permanent SA office

Johannesburg hub to focus on economic and financial consulting services relating to disputes, investigations, economic regulation and competition law.

EXPANSION

Hogan Lovells in Jo'burg relaunch

After six years in South Africa, global law firm Hogan Lovells has launched its new fully-integrated office in Johannesburg.

Oceania

EXPANSION

Expansion brings up a 'ton 80' for DWF

As DWF targets growth with McDonald Johnson lawyers joining, bringing the DWF headcount in Australia to 180 or a ton 80 as they say in darts.

LEGAL MARKET

Oz sees law firms pulse rate falling

Bank survey shows Australian law firms expect lower profit growth as confidence in current business conditions slips from 85 percent in 2018 to 54 percent in 2019.