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Donny Ching’s first year as Shell’s global legal chief and why private practice must watch out

27-Apr-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Being a Shell lifer doesn’t mean Donny Shell is happy for things to be business-as-usual, and a panel review is on the cards.

Raven

In-house interview: Hugh Raven, Kier

20-Apr-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Hugh Raven swapped Eversheds partnership for a job at building group Kier, helping support the business’s extension plans into property and services.

Duncan Vaughan

The in-house interview: Iceland legal director Duncan Vaughan

13-Apr-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

With a more aggressive industry watchdog and cut-price rivals breathing down retailer Iceland’s neck, legal director Duncan Vaughan knew his job wasn’t going to be a piece of Arctic roll.

UCL

In-house interview: Natasha Lewis, director of legal services at UCL

6-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Natasha Lewis, legal services boss at UCL, could be the first of a new breed of in-housers as UK academic institutions start to act more like businesses

Mordan Bill

The in-house interview: RB senior vice-president Bill Mordan

30-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

RB’s in-house team no longer have to spend valuable time on commoditised legal work thanks to Bill Mordan’s in-house compliance platform i-Legal

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Robert Gibber

Linklaters' client Tate & Lyle breaks tradition and turns to Addleshaws on Slovakian sale

23-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Addleshaw Goddard has advised longstanding Linklaters’ client Tate & Lyle on a company-wide restructuring including the sale of three corn wet mills in Europe to its partner, US company Archer Daniels Midland.

books

Pearson GC Tellmann: UK will be first in panel review

23-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Pearson general counsel Bjarne Tellmann has confirmed that the publishing giant plans to launch a UK panel before one in the US this year, after extending the deadline for a final line-up to the summer.

London

TPG Capital GC steps down following news of $5bn buyout fund

22-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

TPG Capital general counsel Ronald Cami has stepped down after five years amid news the private equity firm has raised an initial $5bn (£3.3bn) for its latest buyout fund.

Kate Cheetham

Lloyds promotes deputy GC to top position as Whittaker leaves bank

22-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Lloyds Banking Group has appointed Kate Cheetham as its new general counsel.

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Intelligence

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Panel Reviews

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Shell global legal director warns firms: work with us on pricing

27-Apr-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Royal Dutch Shell global legal director Donny Ching has put fee arrangements at the forefront of his next panel review, scheduled for April 2016.

London

RSA delays global panel review for second time after "busy spell"

22-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

UK insurance giant RSA has delayed its global legal panel review for a second time.

Manchester

Manchester City Council joins raft of firms on City West Housing Trust panel

15-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

City West Housing has appointed 14 firms and the in-house team at Manchester City Council to its panel in a framework agreement worth £1.4m over four years.

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In-House Briefings

Safeguarding corporate reputation download subscription

Schillings 27-Apr-2015

Schillings’ latest report shows reputation management has a direct bearing on share value.

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In-House Insider

Lloyds appoints new top lawyer amidst in-house shakeup

23-Apr-2015

Lloyds Banking Group deputy general counsel Kate Cheetham has just been appointed general counsel with incumbent Andrew Whittaker ending his two-year reign in May 2015

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