Three Chinese law firms are on course to square up to each other in a Beijing court after one is accused of besmirching the reputation of the others.
LAW FIR MERGERS
The world's tenth largest law firm, CMS Cameron McKenna, has extended its reach in Scotland by acquiring Edinburgh- and Glasgow-based Dundas & Wilson.
LAW FIRM EXPANSION
Six months after it announced its intention to go to Australia, Chicago-based law firm has opened up in Sydney and Melbourne.
Wevorce - the west coast 'mediation-enabling technology company' - is planning to expand from its 10 US offices to the UK.
LAWYERS IN COURT
Leonard Grunstein, formerly of international firm Troutman Sanders, is to be sentenced in February for perjury in the third degree after pleading guilty to the crime.
Fifteen Chinese lawyers have begun a hunger strike in protest at not being able to meet with a Christian pastor who has been arrested and detained on charges of 'obstructing official business'.
ACCESS TO JUSTICE
The Criminal Law Association and Ontario Legal Aid have combined forces to call for Legal Aid changes from both the federal and local governments.
The Indian state of West Bengal is braced to see a fall in tax revenue this year after Tata Steel, Cadbury and other multinationals challenged one of its tax laws.
Forum shopping is key to a good international divorce with Scotland being a case in point, says Catherine Thomas.
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The unified license has revamped the regulatory framework governing the provision of telecom services in India. But will it provide the clarity it so desperately requires, asks Rahul Matthan of Trilegal?
LAW FIRM EXPANSION