Publishing giant Pearson is set to launch its first global panel at the end of this quarter, following a swathe of internal reforms implemented by general counsel Bjarne Tellmann.
Two high-profile departures from the legal departments at major banks characterise the last week of in-house news.
There’s something of a trend going on for sole-provider deals, and if any firm is at the forefront of this particular fashion it’s Pinsent Masons.
In the two years that she has headed up Clydesdale Bank’s UK legal function Jennifer Darbyshire has totally restructured the department and reduced the legal roster from 13 firms to seven .
New appointments for Addleshaws, Eversheds and Stephenson Harwood on inaugural Hitachi Rail Europe panel
Hitachi Rail Europe’s first formal panel comes just six months after the company appointed former DLA Piper associate Rachel Crosier as legal counsel, so little surprise to see DLA Piper among the six firms on the the roster.
Bread might sound a little humdrum for an ex-Royal Air Force officer but Helen Selby has been able to spread her wings at freshly-sold Hovis.
As legal boss at Cancer Research Technology, Andrew Waldron is blazing a pioneering trail to get life-changing drugs to market
Green Investment Bank GC Euan McVicar has to sort the windmills from the waste-to-energy initiatives while staying within European state aid rules
Barclays’ managing director of litigation and investigations Jonathan Peddie is leaving his role at the end of February after nine years.
Iceland Foods has added Yorkshire firm Gordons to its list of advisers, just weeks after the appointment of DWF director Duncan Vaughan as head of legal.