All action for United Biscuits and the Co-op’s in-house teams

Lawyers who fancy themselves a bit of an action hero should maybe consider the biscuits business. Just ask head of corporate legal affairs at United Biscuits, Simon Rose, who has faced death threats over a bag of crisps and advised on a cake that needed its own body double.

But if fruit cake isn’t your thing, maybe the UK banking sector will provide the necessary excitement. The Co-operative Bank has hired a new general counsel in wake of the news that the bank will host the first ever ‘bail in’ by a consortium of hedge funds.

No? Oh just go to the cinema then.

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