Asia-Pacific

Check out this week's top Asia-Pacific news on the Asia Pacific Headline page.
  

Follow RoF

For all the breaking news, follow RoF on Twitter and Facebook

         
   
  

Glamour

Glamour
The legendary Glamorous Solicitor showcases the style, the beauty and the sophistication for which the legal profession is so rightly known.
  
  

News

Send Us Your News
Exclusive: Akin Gump NQs rake in £140,000
Jeebus ... read more > (1 comment)
White & Case fined record £300,000 by SDT for “acting recklessly”
Disastrous conflict of interest also lands partner with personal £50k penalty ... read more >
Exclusive: BLM MP in shock exit with no successor
As the firm places more support staff on notice of redundancy ... read more > (1 comment)
Linklaters suspends associate over insider trading allegations
Money never sleeps ... read more >
Exclusive: SDT denies data breach after bungling redactions
Staff failed to hide struck-off solicitor's address ... read more >
RPC retains 82% of its trainees
And actually remembers all of its trainees this year ... read more >
Exclusive: Magic Circle trainee tweets a very candid diary
Farts and all ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Creditors attempt to wind up Magic Circle Law Firm
Not quite what it seems ... read more >
Barrister disbarred over fake kidnap plot sued for becoming a TV pundit
Utterly mad ... read more >
The ROF Blogs
Kingsley Napley's obscene Brexit crossword. And a CC partner with a sense of humour ... read more >
Norton Rose Fulbright upsets associates with pay rise
No lawyer left behind? ... read more > (9 comments)
Slater and Gordon settles class action with itself for $36.5 million
Its own worse enemy ... read more > (2 comments)
Slaughter and May hits 91% trainee retention
New perks package works wonders ... read more >
Winckworth Sherwood partner ticked off for groping staff at Xmas party
Busy-fingered lawyer quit over his behaviour ... read more > (4 comments)
Leigh Day paralegals resign after Grenfell Tower poster stunt
BD fail ... read more > (3 comments)
Ex-Clyde & Co and Pinsents lawyer chased and spat on girlfriend
Great news ladies, he's back on the market! ... read more > (8 comments)
Lawyer rebuked by SRA for breaking confidentiality rules to snare killer
Maverick solicitor punished after coming clean ... read more > (12 comments)
The ROF Blogs
Saatchi advises HFW on new logo and revealing registration plates at Jones Day ... read more >
Exclusive: Travers hikes pay, with simultaneous rises at Macfarlanes
Review cements firm's position at top end of the UK pay table ... read more > (4 comments)
Allen & Overy blasts past Magic Circle with outrageous profits
Profits per equity partner leap an incredible 26% ... read more > (9 comments)
Ex-Linklaters partner on trial for allegedly raping student at firm party
Oktoberfest mess continues to explode ... read more > (7 comments)
BLP partner to stage Brexit musical
The next Cats, for sure ... read more >
Barrister who had client's mother-in-law deported by mistake jailed
A surefire hit service ended in its infancy ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Squire Patton Boggs produces food guide for lawyers eating alone
Single server salvation ... read more > (5 comments)
The ROF Blogs
Job ad of the week and the Legal Agony ... read more >
BOOM! DLA Piper shut down by massive malware attack
Systems knocked out for days ... read more >
Dentons associate charged with extortion against own firm, silly
He allegedly demanded $210,000. And a nice present ... read more > (3 comments)
Ashurst turns the corner with a hike in revenue and profit
Double digit increase after a couple of rough years ... read more > (1 comment)
University of Law gets top grade in new Teaching Excellence Framework
Whilst BPP gets bottom ... read more > (3 comments)
High Court finds top solicitor might not be dishonest
Although questions his integrity ... read more > (1 comment)
The ROF Blogs
The court artist and the in-house lawyer ... read more >
Exclusive: HFW partner accused of cheating in Xmas quiz
His denial has spiralled into a bizarre hunt for the culprit ... read more > (20 comments)
Clyde & Co associate struck off after costing firm £500,000
Inaction led to disaster ... read more >
Exclusive: Addleshaws in hot batter over deep-fried Mars Bar
They can take our lives, but they can never take our touchiness ... read more > (8 comments)
Taylor Wessing pays trainees nothing in Singapore
Lowest of the low’s free service hidden from colleagues ... read more > (9 comments)
Squire Patton Boggs criticised for “blood money” Sudan regime work
Provokes humanitarian disgust ... read more > (2 comments)
Bakers gives hero vac scheme place for saving partner from brutal assault
He'll think twice next time ... read more > (4 comments)
The ROF Blogs
The Legal Agony contemplates a wee problem ... read more >
SRA loses as Leigh Day exonerated in fake Iraqi abuse
But one of the judges wanted it known he thought they were guilty ... read more >
Norton Rose Fulbright takes over Aus firm and lines up US target
Gobble gobble gobble ... read more > (2 comments)
Herbert Smith Freehills raided by drugs bust police
Is Belfast office a front for a gigantic cocaine refinery? ... read more > (1 comment)
Dean of BPP University quits
Shock exit of yet another top bod from law school ... read more >
Kirkland lawyers refuse Trump work for many excellent, excellent reasons
He won't pay bills and is recruitment poison ... read more > (3 comments)
Dodgy Solicitor struck off twice
If at first you don't succeed, don't succeed again ... read more >
The RoF Blogs
How not to win a client and a divisive blog ... read more >
Exclusive: Slaughters freezes pay, Clifford Chance only matches inflation
Sign of things to come? ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive: UK firms on alert as lawyers caught in Qatar siege
Staff safety paramount stress Allen & Overy, Addleshaw Goddard, Dentons, Baker & McKenzie, Clyde & Co and Eversheds Sutherland ... read more > (2 comments)
Exclusive: BLM in mass axing of secretaries
Blames agile working ... read more > (83 comments)
Bond Dickinson becomes Womble with US combination
Hahaha Womble ... read more > (4 comments)
Exclusive: Sticky-fingered Norton Rose seccy changed name to join new firm
Ban from profession didn't stop her ... read more >
The RoF Blogs
Legal recruiter in "vile" fat-shaming incident, and boozy associate dobbed in to RoF in spectacular style ... read more >
Lawyers at Freshfields, DWF, BLP and more offer help after Manchester bomb
Nearly 200 answer the call to advise victims ... read more > (9 comments)
Law Society guilty of abuse of dominant position
Well that's embarrassing ... read more > (12 comments)
Norton Rose Fulbright blasted by judge for fees
But if a partner can't bill 40 hours on top of your 235, how will he eat? ... read more > (12 comments)
Exclusive: Hogan Lovells accused of Playstation theft by 'inventor'
From Russia with Green Ink ... read more > (5 comments)
Quinn Emanuel Managing Partner releases candid Everest diary
Michael Palin had nothing to fear ... read more > (2 comments)
Bonkers law firm website: Jumanji
The animals have escaped and now they want legal advice, or to eat the lawyers, it's not clear ... read more > (1 comment)
The RoF Blogs
Silly silliness ... read more >
DWF partners who ran Cobbetts charged with incompetence
SRA to prosecute eight for mismanagement ... read more > (7 comments)
Kennedys partner sued for defamation
Hong Kong Ding Dong ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Plexus cancels salary reviews, closes office
Awake, Golden Turd, fly, fly ... read more > (18 comments)
Maclay Murray & Spens refuses to divulge trainee retention figures
Could it be because they are dire ... read more > (3 comments)
Waterloo sex QC police caution dropped
She gets off scot-free with fishy story ... read more > (3 comments)
"Widespread cheating" in delayed BPP exam
Snafu led to lawlessness in criminal exam ... read more >
Exclusive: Anal Sheikh seeks impeachment of Court of Appeal
"The greatest risk ever known in the history of the civilised world." ... read more >
Firm threatens woman with jail for one star Trip Advisor review
The smiling face of the profession ... read more > (9 comments)
The RoF Blogs
Fat boys, court art and in-house insight ... read more > (1 comment)
The RoF blogs
The Legal Agony ... read more >
Exclusive: Bakers partner pays £130k to settle claim she swindled cousin
Family at war over hot dog tycoon's hoarded cash ... read more > (2 comments)
Exclusive: Latham & Watkins, ex-Clifford Chance lawyer standing for UKIP
Tsk. Those US firms, coming over here, taking our fruitcakes ... read more > (10 comments)
Exclusive: BWB lawyers' identities stolen by scammers
Crims may hail from Nigeria ... read more > (1 comment)
Slater & Gordon to sue Watchstone over disastrous £637m Quindell deal
Battered PI firm looking for a scrap ... read more > (4 comments)
Bonkers Law Firm Website: Tie me up, tie me down
School's in for summer ... read more > (2 comments)
NQ pay war hots up as White & Case matches Shearman at £105k
Here we go ... read more > (6 comments)
Hogan Lovells ditching annual performance reviews
They'll be smaller and there'll be more of them ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: Weil partner gave trainee nude piggyback rides
The 360° review so few of us want ... read more > (8 comments)
2Birds loses appeal against client's £1.8m negligence claim
Well and truly plucked ... read more >
Solicitor investigated for seducing women with fake Bollywood photo
His lover went nuclear after discovering she'd been 'catfished' ... read more > (11 comments)
The RoF Blogs
Date a pig! Kirkland accidentally touts viagra! Agony! Theatre! ... read more >
Shearman & Sterling raises NQ pay 10% to £105,000
Sitting pretty above Magic Circle, below insane-o-pay US firms ... read more > (10 comments)
CMS, Olswang and Nabarro merger goes live
Staff divulge their hopes and fears ... read more > (9 comments)
KWM opens "hardship fund" for staff
Some good eggs ... read more > (3 comments)
Fieldfisher gives leadership role to failed Halliwells' boss
You don't have to be responsible for cataclysmic failure to work here, but it helps ... read more > (10 comments)
Lawyer fined £2,000 for humiliating partner
"Bitter old man" who had "lost his marbles" wins age and religious discrimination case ... read more > (7 comments)
The RoF blogs
The Legal Agony ... read more >
SQEEE! Death of LPC and GDL as SRA pushes ahead with new super exam
Doubts remain over its actual level of super ... read more > (11 comments)
Exclusive: Legal recruiters in court over "thief" and "tosser" slurs
Yes, Dawn Ellmore Employment is in the spotlight again ... read more > (5 comments)
Burges Salmon hits 100% trainee retention, MMS flops
Bristol soars, Scotland gnaws ... read more > (3 comments)
Leigh Day battered and bruised in SRA abuse prosecution
Accused of grandstanding, greed and shredding key documents ... read more > (7 comments)
Former S&G lawyer struck off after stealing over $1.8 million
Nicked funds from the estates of plane crash victims ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive: BPP clamps down on student internet
It's like China but with more land law seminars ... read more >
The RoF blogs
The Legal Agony and in-house wildlife ... read more >
Linklaters pilots revolutionary 40 hour week
Less pay, but no 2am finishes ever again ... read more > (21 comments)
200 ex-KWM staff bring employment claim
Fallout continues ... read more >
Exclusive: Mishcon gives every lawyer £20
Mistaken by some for their pay review ... read more > (5 comments)
Shepherd & Wedderburn bombs with 50% trainee retention rate
Refuses to speak about it ... read more > (4 comments)
Barrister made "death threats" against law student
Warned by police for harassment ... read more > (4 comments)
Bonkers Firm Website: Terrible typo time
Loyers who rite good ... read more > (3 comments)
The RoF blogs
Desperate marketing, Lima law firm boss, the legal agony and in-house lawyer species ... read more >
Norton Rose Fulbright merger target mired in sexual discrimination scandal
Chadbourne & Parke voting to expel female partner as more women accuse it of sexism ... read more > (2 comments)

Weekly Email Update

To receive a weekly European email update, please login or register to RollOnFriday.