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In-house interview: Kristin Campbell, Hilton Worldwide

3-Aug-2015 | By Katy Dowell

As legal boss of Hilton Worldwide, Kristin Campbell has guided the $10bn hospitality giant through an IPO, honed a 350-strong set of external advisers to 35 and is now putting the finishing touches to an expansion plan


In-house interview: Amanda Hamilton-Stanley, Chivas Brothers

27-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

In the highly regulated drinks industry, the experienced Chivas GC says keeping an eye on the marketing arm in the digital age is a growing challenge 


The in-house interview: Ofqual director of legal Natalie Prosser

20-Jul-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Every day is exam day for Ofqual’s director of legal Natalie Prosser, who has had to deal with regulatory infrastructure, litigation over grade boundaries, and building her own team.


In-house interview: Sarah Binder, PlusNet

13-Jul-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

With a grounding in both telecoms and M&A, Sarah Binder is well placed to face the challenges that come with being director of legal and compliance at entrepreneurial and fast-growing PlusNet.


The in-house interview: Nicola Shand, SGN

6-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

At the age of just 31, gas distribution network 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.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb names new French general counsel

27-Aug-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has promoted Betty Edery to the post of general counsel for France, just over a year after making its last local head of legal appointment.


Barclays names Croxford as group centre general counsel

25-Aug-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Barclays Bank has appointed Simon Croxford as general counsel for its Group Centre legal team, after the resignation of deputy group general counsel Michael Shaw in June.


Highways England to expand in-house team after DfT separation

24-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Highways England is looking to grow its in-house legal team over 2015, after the government agency was separated from its parent department the Department for Transport (DfT) in April. 


Hitachi Rail Europe to boost in-house capability with first GC

20-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Hitachi Rail Europe is to hire its first ever general counsel, less than a year after the company revealed which firms had won places on its inaugural legal panel.

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Panel Reviews


London Boroughs' Legal Alliance looks to attract barristers with £25m retender

25-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

The London Boroughs’ Legal Alliance (LBLA) has announced it is retendering its barrister legal framework, which will be valued at between £20m and £25m over four years.

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Addleshaws, HSF, Irwin Mitchell and Norton Rose Fulbright win spots on National Grid panel

24-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

National Grid has appointed Addleshaw Goddard, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Irwin Mitchell and Norton Rose Fulbright to a slimmed-down panel, with firms including Allen & Overy (A&O) and Squire Patton Boggs losing out.


Qatar Petroleum hands out panel spots to HSF and Simmons & Simmons

20-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Simmons & Simmons have won mandates on Qatar Petroleum’s inaugural legal panel, with other longstanding advisers such as Eversheds believed not to have made the cut. 

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In-House Briefings

Abolition of DC short service refunds download subscription

Gateley Plc 28-Aug-2015

With effect from 1 October 2015, the right to take a short service refund from a defined contribution occupational scheme will be abolished. 

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In-House Insider

How Hilton Worldwide’s GC united a fractured in-house team


Hilton Worldwide general counsel Kristen Campbell talked to The Lawyer in this week’s in-house interview about mending bridges in the legal team following the company’s sale to Blackstone four years before she joined.

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