At the age of just 31, gas supplier SGN’s general counsel Nicola Shand has already grown a six-strong legal team and landed herself a place on the company’s executive board.
Zoe Bucknell became OneSavings Bank’s GC on the day it changed from Kent Reliance and immediately faced a tough mix of start-up and legacy issues. Four years on and her reward is steep growth via a £413m flotation.
Working at the creator of children’s online game Moshi Monsters isn’t all fun and games.
How SSE’s general counsel is managing an inquiry that could reshape the whole energy market.
Soaking up the dramas of the shop floor is all part of Adam Batty’s job to counter the real-life risks and issues Selfridges faces across its four global luxury brands.
Pharma company Amgen has hired Jonathan Graham as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary from manufacturer Danaher to replace David Scott, who is retiring next month.
Osborne Clarke managing partner Ray Berg has issued a call for firms to work more closely together and be ”much more collaborative” to deal with the pressures created by clients with more buying power.
Sources close to Linklaters have been quick to comment on the “surprising” departure of managing partner Simon Davies, who revealed he will step down a year early to join Lloyds Bank on Wednesday (1 July).
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has promoted senior director of sectoral regulation Michael Grenfell to executive director following Sonya Branch’s departure to the Bank of England.
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Chivas Brothers, a member of the Pernod Ricard group, is to carry out a panel review of its UK legal advisers with plans to cut the roster from 16 to around seven.
State-owned Qatar Petroleum will launch its first formal legal panel, with Simmons & Simmons and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) understood to have already submitted tender proposals.
Affordable housing provider Alliance Homes Group has named Anthony Collins, Clarke Willmott and Trowers & Hamlins as its new legal panel.
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What could induce the managing partner of a magic circle firm to take on an in-house role? In the case of Simon Davies, the appeal of a top in-house job at Lloyds Banking Group did the trick.