Scottish Power’s Glaswegian head of legal Marion Venman is driving an international agenda of integration, with language lessons at its core
The Royal Shakespeare Company had no formal panel until legal head Marina Zain joined to bring some logic to bear on the ‘artistic’ legal set-up
Catering to the cutting-edge internet cable needs of the likes of BT and C&W, and taking on heavyweights for consortia tenders is all in a day’s work for Ciena’s Fred Linker
The heads of legal at the European Stability Mechanism reveal why working for the EU body providing vital financial assistance to struggling member states is so rewarding.
Giulia di Tommaso at Unilever Italy epitomises the changing face of Continental in-housers, as companies recognise the strategic value that lawyers can bring
Virgin Media has appointed a new general counsel from American media company Scripps Networks Interactive.
The Central London Employment Tribunal has upheld a former ABN Amro lawyer’s unfair dismissal claim against the bank but thrown out her 41 allegations of racial discrimination.
Former Slaughter and May partner Dermot Rice has emerged at the company owned by billionaire property developers, Nick and Christian Candy, after leaving the firm in November.
Household brand Hovis is to launch an in-house legal department after its owner Premier Foods sold off a 51 per cent stake in the business to Gores Group.
Wragge & Co has been overlooked by Premier Foods in its £1.1bn capital refinancing plan, with Slaughter and May picking up the core mandate on the deal.
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Sports giant Nike sets out to be a trendsetter in the world of sport and fashion. In legal circles the global retailer, which generates global revenues of $25bn annually, is again helping to set new trends by choosing an alliance of independent firms to cover its European legal needs over a single international firm.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) new general counsel, Marina Zain, is to put together the theatre company’s inaugural panel of legal advisers.
A raft of ten firms including Clifford Chance, Norton Rose Fulbright and Burges Salmon, have been appointed to the UK Green Investment Bank’s (GIB’s) first-ever formal legal panel.
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