Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has promoted Betty Edery to the post of general counsel for France, just over a year after making its last local head of legal appointment.
Barclays Bank has appointed Simon Croxford as general counsel for its Group Centre legal team, after the resignation of deputy group general counsel Michael Shaw in June.
Highways England is looking to grow its in-house legal team over 2015, after the government agency was separated from its parent department the Department for Transport (DfT) in April.
Hitachi Rail Europe is to hire its first ever general counsel, less than a year after the company revealed which firms had won places on its inaugural legal panel.
ICL Holding general counsel Rouven Schwab has joined Squire Patton Boggs as a partner in its chemicals industry group in Frankfurt after he oversaw a large-scale divestment process for the special chemistry group.
Listed testing equipment group Intertek has appointed Joel Hanson as interim head of legal, as the company looks to announce a permanent replacement for outgoing chief Dan Williams.
FTSE 250 construction giant Balfour Beatty has appointed David Mercer as its new group general counsel and head of legal following the departure of former general counsel and chief corporate officer Chris Vaughan.
Barclays’ head of M&A Khasruz Zaman has left the bank to join Simmons & Simmons in the latest in a string of high profile exits.
Spotify global head of corporate development and general counsel Jared Grusd is to depart to news outlet the Huffington Post to become the company’s chief executive officer.
Standard Chartered has appointed ICAP general counsel Duncan Wales as deputy general counsel following a legal and compliance shake-up last month.
As legal boss of Hilton Worldwide, Kristin Campbell has guided the $10bn hospitality giant through an IPO, honed a 350-strong set of external advisers to 35 and is now putting the finishing touches to an expansion plan
In the highly regulated drinks industry, the experienced Chivas GC says keeping an eye on the marketing arm in the digital age is a growing challenge
Every day is exam day for Ofqual’s director of legal Natalie Prosser, who has had to deal with regulatory infrastructure, litigation over grade boundaries, and building her own team.
The London Boroughs’ Legal Alliance (LBLA) has announced it is retendering its barrister legal framework, which will be valued at between £20m and £25m over four years.
National Grid has appointed Addleshaw Goddard, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Irwin Mitchell and Norton Rose Fulbright to a slimmed-down panel, with firms including Allen & Overy (A&O) and Squire Patton Boggs losing out.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Simmons & Simmons have won mandates on Qatar Petroleum’s inaugural legal panel, with other longstanding advisers such as Eversheds believed not to have made the cut.
Financial services giant Prudential is currently in the process of reviewing its legal panel with the line-up set to be announced imminently.
The Metropolitan Police Service is retendering its national legal panel, which will cover 43 police forces and will be worth up to £24m.