Last year The Lawyer significantly upped its focus on in-house legal teams, shining a light on the symbiosis between law and commercial strategy.
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 .
From management buy-out to becoming a listed company: legal head Louise Stonier has seen Pets at Home through some big changes.
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
KPMG’s general counsel Vanessa Sharp is set to quit her role in May to seek new opportunities.
Sovereign Housing Association, the largest social housing provider for the south and southwest of England, has grown its legal panel by 40 per cent, adding four firms to its roster of advisors.