Bjarne Tellmann has rebooted publisher Pearson’s in-house legal team, redesigned the entire legal function and reduced the legal team’s budget, and he shows no sign of slowing down yet…
He’s been AIG EMEA general counsel for only three years, but Chris Newby’s already overseen one sponsorship deal, two rebrands and three panel reviews.
Genomics England relies on its GC to build the support systems so it can revolutionise patient care
Eon’s head of legal Kirinjeet Kalsi is taking energy watch investigations in her stride
Being a Shell lifer doesn’t mean Donny Shell is happy for things to be business-as-usual, and a panel review is on the cards.
Hugh Raven swapped Eversheds partnership for a job at building group Kier, helping support the business’s extension plans into property and services.
With a more aggressive industry watchdog and cut-price rivals breathing down retailer Iceland’s neck, legal director Duncan Vaughan knew his job wasn’t going to be a piece of Arctic roll.
Natasha Lewis, legal services boss at UCL, could be the first of a new breed of in-housers as UK academic institutions start to act more like businesses
RB’s in-house team no longer have to spend valuable time on commoditised legal work thanks to Bill Mordan’s in-house compliance platform i-Legal
Exactly one year on from becoming Aurelius’ first UK-based legal counsel, The Lawyer caught up with Kimberley Whitaker to see how her role has developed
Think you have regulatory and insurance headaches? Imagine what it’s like working in the global nuclear waste industry like Simon Stuttaford, GC of EnergySolutions
At French energy company Schneider Electric, Peter Wexler has a steady flow of mergers, acquisitions and compliance issues – but it’s the people that give his role its spark.
Leisure is hard work in the internet era, especially for Thomas Cook GC Craig Stoehr, who is helping to reinvent the traditional tour operator
Tesco has appointed Diageo M&A general counsel and ex-Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer lawyer David Berry as its first UK legal director.
Barclays’ former general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment has joined alternative fund management company BlackRock.
Challenger bank Hampshire Trust Bank has hired Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) director of legal Ann Doan as its first director of legal and compliance.
In-house roles will be the next target for low-cost alternative legal service providers, according to Pearson general counsel Bjarne Tellmann.
Term ‘lawyer’ no longer describes the GC role in business, says top CEO
WM Housing Group has appointed seven firms to its legal panel in an attempt to incorporate social values into its legal activities.
Linklaters’ ambition to be part of the “global elite” has taken a significant step in the right direction as the firm succeeded in winning the role of principal adviser to Unilever from Slaughter and May.
NG Bailey has announced that Eversheds, Pannone Corporate, Muckle and Taylor & Emmet will make up its new legal panel.
Berwin Leighton Paisner, Allen & Overy and Eversheds are among 15 firms that could be stripped from National Grid’s legal panel in its latest review.
Manchester-based firm Pannone Corporate has been appointed to the legal panels of Iceland Foods and NG Bailey.