Better together

In-house teams are increasingly demanding that their panel firms collaborate more on projects. This week has already seen significant moves by RBS and Barclays, which are now requiring law firms to partner with each other. This is the future.

RBS drafts in Richard Susskind as firms put on standby for panel cull

Barclays: work together to keep panel place

The in-house interview: Superdry GC Lindsay Beardsell

An open goal for regional players

Can the collaboration trend work in favour of the mid-size firm?