Small businesses do not believe lawyers provide a cost effective means to resolve legal issues and should be a last resort when solving business problems.
The court heard that Linklaters had conducted a proper investigation at the time.
- North America
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
The ABA has introduced a redundancy programme as it prepares for a major restructure due to declining membership.
The power of alternative legal service providers in the US has been revealed in a new legal index with Thomson Reuters at the top with the Big Four not far behind.
Guantao launches Joint Operation Office with Ashurst in Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
Three democracy activists are freed, but court upholds stricter sentencing guidelines for future public order and unlawful protest offences.
- Latin America
Four-strong commercial litigation team leave Peruvian firm Barrios & Fuentes Abogados.
A $50 million settlement with Britain's largest pension fund, followed a previous $2.95 billion deal agreed earlier this year.
LAW FIRM EXPANSION
Local Melbourne law firm Mills Oakley has lost two of its infrastructure partners to the US firm.