eBay appoints top lawyer ahead of PayPal split

16-Apr-2015

Ahead of eBay’s split from PayPal in the second half of this year, the company has found a top lawyer to take over - Agilent Technologies general counsel Marie Oh Huber. 

Severn Trent US arm cuts legal spend by 84% by renegotiating panel contracts

8-Apr-2015

Severn Trent’s US arm, Severn Trent Services, has made savings of 75 per cent and 35 per cent over two years by resculpting its external legal panel in favour of bringing work back in-house.

Willis Group picks Furman to replace Rosman as group general counsel

2-Apr-2015

Insurance giant Willis Group has found a replacement general counsel for Adam Rosman after a four-month wait - Travelers’ senior vice president and general counsel Matthew Furman.

HS2 back on track after appointing Stephenson Harwood partner as interim general counsel

25-Mar-2015

After two years at the helm of High Speed Two, general counsel Betty Morgan has retired following Herbert Smith Freehills’ appointment as adviser on infrastructure issues

Barclays’ revolving doors bring another US GC to the fold

19-Mar-2015

It’s all change in Barclays’ in-house team, as the company has appointed a new US general counsel after the departure of Carlos Pelayo

In-House Interview

Duncan Vaughan

The in-house interview: Iceland legal director Duncan Vaughan

13-Apr-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

With a more aggressive industry watchdog and cut-price rivals breathing down retailer Iceland’s neck, legal director Duncan Vaughan knew his job wasn’t going to be a piece of Arctic roll.

UCL

In-house interview: Natasha Lewis, director of legal services at UCL

6-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Natasha Lewis, legal services boss at UCL, could be the first of a new breed of in-housers as UK academic institutions start to act more like businesses

Mordan Bill

The in-house interview: RB senior vice-president Bill Mordan

30-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

RB’s in-house team no longer have to spend valuable time on commoditised legal work thanks to Bill Mordan’s in-house compliance platform i-Legal

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