Daniels

In-house interview: CPA Global GC Ruth Daniels

4-Aug-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

As you might expect from a legal outsourcer, value and efficiency are compulsory for CPA Global’s GC Ruth Daniels 

Kerrigan

In-house interview: 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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Lloyds panel review enters final stage with one week until deadline

21-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Firms vying for spots on Lloyds’ own-account panel have been given a week to file tender submissions to the bank in preparation for an October panel unveiling. 

Cardiff

Addleshaws and Burges Salmon win spots on Welsh Water’s new panel

20-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) has gifted Addleshaw Goddard and Burges Salmon first-time appointments on its revamped legal panel.

farm agriculture grain

Mosaic promotes associate GC to top role as former legal chief becomes CFO

20-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Fortune 500 fertiliser producer Mosaic has promoted associate general counsel Mark Isaacson, three months after former general counsel Richard Mack became the company’s chief financial officer (CFO).

Scott Dresser

VimpelCom replaces general counsel Jeffrey McGhie with former Virgin Media GC Scott Dresser

15-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Amsterdam-headquartered telecoms giant VimpelCom has appointed Scott Dresser, formerly at Virgin Media, as its new group general counsel.

Jessica Farmer

Bevan Brittan makes it two in a row as London's Barnet and Harrow awarded local authority ABS

13-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The London boroughs of Harrow and Barnet, which recently merged their legal groups, have become the second local authority in-house team to be awarded an alternative business structure (ABS) licence, following Buckinghamshire County Council last week. 

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Lloyds panel review enters final stage with one week until deadline

21-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Firms vying for spots on Lloyds’ own-account panel have been given a week to file tender submissions to the bank in preparation for an October panel unveiling. 

Cardiff

Addleshaws and Burges Salmon win spots on Welsh Water’s new panel

20-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) has gifted Addleshaw Goddard and Burges Salmon first-time appointments on its revamped legal panel.

wind farm renewable

Muckle and Walker Morris among six appointed to first Sustainable Development Capital panel

13-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ethical investor Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) has appointed six firms to its inaugural legal panel, with Muckle and Walker Morris among those winning a spot.

Clydesdale Bank

Eversheds, Harper Macleod, Morton Fraser, Optima on new Clydesdale panel

5-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clydesdale Bank has named Eversheds, Harper Macleod, Morton Fraser and Optima as the four firms on its new recoveries panel.

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.

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