Bring on the GC revolution

18-Sep-2014

New general counsel and in-house lawyers in charge of panel reviews are making their mark in 2014, and it’s largely by chopping advisers off their panels.

The VW GC and the efficiency drive

11-Sep-2014

As we report in this week’s in-house interview, Jim Trainor steers a lean process-driven machine to ensure all five of Volkswagen Group UK’s brands are covered within the legal department’s £800,000 budget.

Electrocomponents puts onus on associates for next panel review

3-Sep-2014

Firms on electronics company Electrocomponents’ longstanding panel can expect a shake-up, according to general counsel Ian Haslegrave in this week’s in-house interview.

The many approaches to panel reviews

21-Aug-2014

No two panel reviews are the same. And a couple of in-house teams that have unveiled new panels over the past week demonstrate this fact all too well.

The public sector in-house revolution

14-Aug-2014

The spotlight has returned to public sector in-house teams following the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s approval of the first two ABSs for county council legal teams.

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In-house interview: Emma Thomas, HomeServe

15-Sep-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Emma Thomas’s crisis management skills, honed at Britvic and Woolworths, gave her the expertise to put HomeServe’s house in order after a mis-selling scandal

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In-house interview: Jim Trainor, head of legal at VW UK

8-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Jim Trainor reveals how he runs Volkswagen Group UK’s legal department like a well-oiled machine

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In-house interview: Ian Haslegrave, GC, Electrocomponents

1-Sep-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

A yearning for pioneering digital work across international boundaries means Ian Haslegrave has found his niche at electronics company Electrocomponents

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