Online payment specialist PayPal is innovative and dynamic, and that’s how Tom Brown, UK and Ireland head of legal, demands his team to be too
When creative maestro Philippe Starck’s interior design vehicle Yoo invited Geraldine Mirabile to be group GC, she wondered whether she would be cool enough. No problem, as it turned out
In the regulators’ sights and with plants on the Russia-Ukraine border, Amcor’s tobacco packaging division needs all the help it can get from GC Damien Clayton
Winning the £1bn Crossrail contract was critical in reviving Bombardier’s fortunes for big-bidding, says Lynn West, head of legal for the UK’s last surviving train maker
Tailoring a patched up legal function into a bespoke unit was the task facing Lindsay Beardsell when she took over as GC at Supergroup, parent of fashion company Superdry
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is advertising for its first-ever general counsel in the wake of the appointment of Paul Philip as its chief executive.
TV company FremantleMedia has hired BBC Worldwide’s director of business & legal affairs, Robin Chalmers, as the replacement for retiring general counsel Sarah Tingay.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy (A&O) are advising on the flotation of private hospital group Spire Healthcare’s flotation on the London Stock Exchange.
The UK’s biggest payday loans company, Wonga, is set to pay £2.6m compensation to about 45,000 customers after sending letters threatening legal action from non-existent law firms.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has turned to change theorist Richard Susskind for advice on its next panel process, which is expected to result in its adviser roster being reduced for a second time.
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DWF is gearing up for a High Court showdown with the Government over its decision to choose Shepherd and Wedderburn over the firm as an adviser to the Insolvency Service.
Ashurst, Simmons & Simmons and Addleshaw Goddard have won coveted first-time spots on BP’s UK panel, unveiled today (9 July) following a three-month review process.
Mills & Reeve and Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) are to give employment advice to the British Library after winning a mini-tender run by the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC).
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