Allegations of phone hacking put the spotlight on Rupert Murdoch’s UK media empire into the spotlight. While former News International legal chief Tom Crone entered a war of words with the media magnate, his former NI colleagues were busy hiring lawyers to defend criminal charges.
Online and technology companies are perhaps the most challenging of clients for law firms to live up to in the innovation stakes
It’s nearly a year since Barclays named the former general counsel of Pittsburgh-headquartered PNC Financial Services Group, Bob Hoyt, as general counsel and there is plenty of change in the air
What do you get when you put some of the UK’s finest in-house lawyers into one room? No, not a raging hangover (for those of you suffering from last night’s The Lawyer Awards). The Lawyer found the answer during its recent roundtable discussion with those on the shortlist of last night’s In-house ...
With the fallout from Libor still raging, PPI claims still filtering through and a hefty volume of smaller claims on their plates, now is certainly a suitable time for banks to be concerned about their legal heft. But what exactly are they doing?
Service is the name of the game for Steven Webb, GC at IT distributor Premier Farnell
He has a dream job at a luxury travel brand but prefers to work from his London desk – meet Michael Ellis, group general counsel at Abercrombie & Kent
Online payment specialist PayPal is innovative and dynamic, and that’s how Tom Brown, UK and Ireland head of legal, demands his team to be too
LinkedIn has hired former Yahoo general counsel Michael Callahan to head the global professional networking site’s legal function.
DWF is gearing up for a High Court showdown with the Government over its decision to choose Shepherd and Wedderburn over the firm as an adviser to the Insolvency Service.