Royal Mail GC delivers as change sweeps through the postal service


Royal Mail general counsel Neil Harnby has navigated a controversial IPO, negotiated an agreement with the industry’s union and made the legal team central to Royal Mail’s decision-making, and led a major shake up of its external advisers.

Morrisons’ general counsel on the supermarket’s sweeping legal changes


Mark Amsden is not your typical lawyer, but the route from rugby reporter to general counsel at Morrisons isn’t altogether typical either.

Wonga plumps for Capquest legal head Flynn as new general counsel


This week we learnt that Wonga has appointed debt management company Capquest Group legal boss Bill Flynn as its new general counsel

Walgreens Alliance Boots reorganises top legal line-up in wake of merger


This week newly-merged Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed former Alliance Boots legal counsel and chief administrative officer Marco Pagni as executive vice president (VP) and global chief legal and administrative officer of the combined business.

In-house storms The Lawyer’s Hot 100


Last year The Lawyer significantly upped its focus on in-house legal teams, shining a light on the symbiosis between law and commercial strategy.

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Craig Stoehr

The in-house interview: Thomas Cook’s Craig Stoehr

27-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Leisure is hard work in the internet era, especially for Thomas Cook GC Craig Stoehr, who is helping to reinvent the traditional tour operator

Royal Mail team

Royal Mail: How to deliver change

23-Feb-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

A £3bn privatisation, a £12bn pensions hole, a hostile trade union and a panel shake-up– the past few years have been full of ups and downs for Royal Mail GC Neil Harnby and his team.

Mark Amsden

The in-house interview: Morrisons GC Mark Amsden

16-Feb-2015 | By Kate Beioley

From calls to the FBI over a cyber security issue to launching the retailer’s first loyalty card, former rugby reporter Mark Amsden has a lot on his plate as Morrisons’ general counsel.

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