Eversheds is set to continue in its role as Tyco’s sole legal provider for the next few years, proof that a deal once seen as controversial is reaping benefits for both sides.
Arcadia Group general counsel Mary Geraghty has resigned from the company after seven years as its chief legal adviser.
British American Tobacco’s (BAT) group legal director and general counsel Neil Withington has quit the group, as it announces a wider leadership reshuffle.
Adidas group IP general counsel Tim Behean has moved to a new role in private practice as a director for IP boutique Sipara.
China oil giant CNOOC breaks ties with Baker & McKenzie after internal investigation finds conflict of interest
Baker & McKenzie’s relationship with China’s state-owned oil and gas group China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has been put under the microscope after the group sanctioned senior lawyer Kang Xin for not disclosing a conflict of interest with the firm.
Trinity Mirror’s group legal director Paul Vickers has been made redundant after working at the company for 22 years, following a management reshuffle.
CVC Capital Partners general counsel Richard Perris is swapping roles to head the legal department at sister company CVC Credit Partners.
Consumer debt company Cabot Credit Management has appointed RPC commercial insurance partner Charlotte Taggart as its general counsel.
Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Taylor Wessing are advising on the multi-billion pound sale of United Biscuits to Turkish trade buyer Yildiz Holding.
Iceland general counsel and company secretary Jayne Burrell has resigned from her role at the supermarket chain to become group general counsel and company secretary of pharmaceutical company Sinclair Pharma.
HMRC’s Gill Aitken spent her early career suing the Government but, envious of its cases, she switched sides and now brandishes an 80 per cent success rate
Direct Line Group’s Humphrey Tomlinson has steered the insurance giant down a successful road to an IPO, and an ABS win
Nottinghamshire CC law boss Jayne Francis-Ward’s unusual approach to external advice has seen her set up an arrangement involving 78 councils and six law firms. That’s what you call relationship management
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has named Foot Anstey and Mills & Reeve as its inaugural panel firms, beating shortlisted Freeths and Wright Hassall to the roster.
JP Morgan Chase has launched its latest panel review, having warned firms they will have to cut rates by at least 2 per cent to qualify.
EDF Energy has overhauled the career progression structure in its in-house team in order to mirror private practice, prompted by demand from its in-house lawyers.
Baker & McKenzie, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher are among firms gearing up for Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) global panel review which began last month.
Burness Paull and CMS Cameron McKenna have been named on FTSE 250 outsourcing company Interserve’s first Scottish panel after beating seven firms to make the roster.