The AA has hired Domino’s Pizza general counsel Mark Millar as its first general counsel, months after the motoring association became a listed company.
Bread brand Hovis has established its own legal team headed by former Premier Foods counsel Helen Selby.
Wonga’s first-ever general counsel Lucy Vernall has left the company for internet lender Funding Circle, months after Wonga was forced to pay £2.6m in compensation for sending debt collection letters from fake law firms.
Drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag has sourced its latest general counsel from the ranks of Scotland’s Burness Paull, appointing Tony Byrne to the role this week.
Save the Children International (SCI) general counsel Elizabeth Stephen has left the charity on sabbatical, prompting a hunt for her replacement.
American aerospace and defence technology company Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed a new European head of legal effective as from 1 September.
Bevan Brittan has hired the former chief executive of Birmingham Council as a consultant to advise public sector clients on non-legal issues surrounding new service delivery models and legislative change.
Jones Day has announced that three partners, two from General Electric (GE) and one from Shearman & Sterling, are set to join the firm’s M&A practice in its London and New York offices.
Skanska’s general counsel for infrastructure development, Kenneth Schuhmacher, has joined Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s energy and infrastructure group in New York
Lloyds to announce own-account panel as Unilever appoints new faces
There may be no such thing as a free Yorkie bar for Nestlé European GC Trevor Brown, but maintaining the brand’s reputation as a trusted provider of confections is fulfilling enough
Fresh from his triumph in one of the biggest pensions cases to hit the courts, will Pensions Regulator lawyer Marcus Laughton put paid to the ‘toothless poodle’ jibes aimed at the watchdog?
Emma Thomas’s crisis management skills, honed at Britvic and Woolworths, gave her the expertise to put HomeServe’s house in order after a mis-selling scandal
The firm has announced its appointment to England Athletics’ single adviser panel in a contract that will last for two years.
Magic circle firms are still in demand, international firms stay stable and regional firms carve out a presence in 2014’s panel reviews, according to data compiled by The Lawyer.
Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones download
Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all
This week we publish our review of the reviews, which tallies the firms that have won places on the panels of 2014. There’s a pattern emerging.
The London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) has appointed seven firms to its legal services framework following the closure of a competitive tender process.