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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
Jim Trainor reveals how he runs Volkswagen Group UK’s legal department like a well-oiled machine
A yearning for pioneering digital work across international boundaries means Ian Haslegrave has found his niche at electronics company Electrocomponents
Drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag has sourced its latest general counsel from the ranks of Scotland’s Burness Paull, appointing Tony Byrne to the role this week.
The firm has announced its appointment to England Athletics’ single adviser panel in a contract that will last for two years.