Kerrigan

In-house Karen Kerrigan, Seedrs

28-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

When she found herself off work with back problems Simmons & Simmons associate Karen Kerrigan hatched a plan: she would leave the law and set up a community forum for people experiencing the same kind of pain as her.

Webb

In-house interview: Steven Webb, head of legal, Premier Farnell

21-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Service is the name of the game for Steven Webb, GC at IT distributor Premier Farnell

Michael Ellis

Michael Ellis, group GC, Abercrombie & Kent

14-Jul-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

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

Brown

PayPal UK and Ireland head of legal, Tom Brown

7-Jul-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

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

Yoo

In-house interview: Yoo group GC, Geraldine Mirabile

30-Jun-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

When creative maestro Philippe Starck’s interior design vehicle Yoo invited Geraldine Mirabile to be group GC, she wondered whether she would be cool enough. No problem, as it turned out

Clayton

In-house: Amcor GC Damien Clayton

23-Jun-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

In the regulators’ sights and with plants on the Russia-Ukraine border, Amcor’s tobacco packaging division needs all the help it can get from GC Damien Clayton 

West

In-house interview: Lynn West at Bombardier Transport

16-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Winning the £1bn Crossrail contract was critical in reviving Bombardier’s fortunes for big-bidding, says Lynn West, head of legal for the UK’s last surviving train maker

Beardsell

The in-house interview: Superdry GC Lindsay Beardsell

9-Jun-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Tailoring a patched up legal function into a bespoke unit was the task facing Lindsay Beardsell when she took over as GC at Supergroup, parent of fashion company Superdry

WeirIndex

In-house interview: Weir Group GC, Keith Ruddock

2-Jun-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Weir Group’s Keith Ruddock honed his belief that lawyers work close to the coalface at Shell, and now applies that ethos to help the Scottish engineering conglomerate grow

Jayne Burrell

In-house interview: Iceland GC, Jayne Burrell

26-May-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Last year’s horsemeat furore left supermarket chain Iceland feeling the heat. So it called on legal chief Jayne Burrell for some cool-headed thinking

Foo

In-house interview: Deborah Foo, GC, China Yuchai International

19-May-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

China Yuchai GC Deborah Foo engineers smooth investor relations and new ventures for an organisation that stretches across four culturally diverse territories and spans activities from building engines to hospitality

Britvic

Britvic GC: Message in a bottle

12-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

When Britvic ‘borrowed’ Clare Thomas as GC during its bid for AG Barr, she didn’t envisage it would be permanent, but the mix of responsibilities, from product development to company strategy, was too tempting to throw away

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In-house teams grow by 33 per cent in a year as budgets rise

31-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

In-house legal teams expect to be larger and in control of bigger budgets next year according to new research revealing a 60 per cent rise in headcount in EMEA in-house teams since 2010.

London

LCH Clearnet hires Freshfields senior associate as new general counsel

30-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

London Stock Exchange-owned clearing house LCH Clearnet has hired Diane Bouwmeester as its group general counsel and head of compliance.

money

Salaries rise for regional in-house lawyers in 2013/14, new research reveals

29-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

New figures reveal in-house salaries and bonuses rose in the regions again last year.

Clydesdale Bank

Brodies, Eversheds, Norton Rose Fulbright lose out as Clydesdale cuts panel

29-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A group of six firms including Eversheds, Harper Macleod and Norton Rose Fulbright have lost their places on the combined Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank national panel.

Vodafone

Eversheds wins first-time place on Vodafone's revamped UK panel

28-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds has joined the Vodafone panel for the first time following a review of the telecoms giant’s roster of legal advisers.

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Clydesdale Bank

Brodies, Eversheds, Norton Rose Fulbright lose out as Clydesdale cuts panel

29-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A group of six firms including Eversheds, Harper Macleod and Norton Rose Fulbright have lost their places on the combined Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank national panel.

Vodafone

Eversheds wins first-time place on Vodafone's revamped UK panel

28-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds has joined the Vodafone panel for the first time following a review of the telecoms giant’s roster of legal advisers.

bp fuel

Bakers, Fieldfisher and Three Crowns among firms to win spots on BP’s niche panel

25-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

BP has appointed nine firms to its specialist legal panel, including Baker & McKenzie and Hill Dickinson.

High Court

DWF in High Court battle with Government over Insolvency Service tender

10-Jul-2014 | By Katy Dowell, Kate Beioley

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.

bp fuel

Fieldfisher loses out, Ashurst, Simmons and Addleshaws ushered in as BP unveils UK panel

9-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ashurst, Simmons & Simmons and Addleshaw Goddard have won coveted first-time spots on BP’s UK panel, unveiled today (9 July) following a three-month review process.

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