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.

RISK CONSULTING

Dentons risk specialists hit the road

Following Royal Commission report, risk consulting managing directors head to Australia to advise organisations in high risk industries.

E-DISCOVERY

Mr Smith goes to Ashurst

Ashurst ADVANCE says it is strengthening alternative legal services and eDiscovery capability in Australia with key FTI Consulting hire.

CYBERSECURITY

Law In Order builds ethical walls

Legal tech firm goes for Darktrace to boost compliance and builds ethical walls saying “cyber AI is nothing short of ground-breaking.”