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eBay’s associate GC launches start-up

17-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? For eBay’s Singapore-based associate general counsel Steven Liew, working at a tech giant first has proved a nifty way of catching the bug


A taste of the pace at Yum!

9-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

There’s nothing like being thrown in the deep end to give a new GC a whistle-stop tour of the nuances of life outside of private practice


Africa’s in-housers lead the way in market development

2-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

In any job, building something from scratch is a thrill and a challenge. One in-house lawyer who’s in the middle of this process at her company – and indeed in her legal market – is Adefunke Adeyeye, group head of legal at Silverbird Group


Public enterprise: local authorities vs FTSE 100

26-Mar-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Sharing legal functions with a neighbouring authority – something 17 local councils have done so far - was a decent enough start. But it’s not enough. As budgets shrink further and privatisation of public sector services increase, local authority legal teams – including Lambeth, ...


Jackson reforms prompt National Grid to ditch Irwin Mitchell for Shakespeares

19-Mar-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Last year’s Jackson reforms, which affected the recovery of legal costs among other changes, have claimed a major victim

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London Mining GC: Ground rules

14-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

London Mining GC Rohit Bhoothalingam had to show his grit last year for a legal battle worth more than the company itself


In-house interview: Yum! Brands legal chief: Off the menu

7-Apr-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Sarah Nelson Smith, UK legal chief of KFC and Pizza Hut owner Yum! Brands took a fresh approach to panel review


Silverbird Group legal chief: Media wave

31-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Nigeria’s middle class boom is driving the entertainment sector and its legal development, says Adefunke Adeyeye, legal boss at media group Silverbird

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KWMSJB wins spot on SuperGroup panel as part of ongoing review

15-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWMSJB) has been appointed by SuperGroup, the corporate group behind the Superdry brand, to handle its continental European real estate matters, as part of a wider review of the fashion group’s external advisers.

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