London

Arle Carpital general counsel Price exits to join Tullett Prebon

24-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Tullett Prebon has hired Arle Capital general counsel Philip Price as its new group general counsel and global compliance head.

Justice

Change, diversity and boardroom struggles on the agenda at the Global Law Summit

24-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Lawyers from all walks of the profession and all around the world are gathering in London this week to debate the key trends affecting the industry - including the role of government in preserving access to justice and how the rule of law affects the world of business.

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Eastbourne and Lewes Councils appoint Pinsents local government head to lead combined team

16-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eastbourne and Lewes Councils have appointed Pinsent Masons’ head of local government Celia Cullen to help establish a combined in-house team for the two Sussex councils.

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News Corp deputy general counsel David Pitofsky promoted to top job

12-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

News Corp has named deputy general counsel David Pitofsky as its new general counsel and chief compliance officer.

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Lawyers On Demand data highlights surging flexible legal resourcing market

12-Feb-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Lawyers On Demand (LOD), the alternative legal services provider backed by Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has revealed data that clearly reveals the extent of the rapidly growing UK flexible resources legal market.

London

Triangle investment group appoints BLP associate as first general counsel

11-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Investment and asset management company Triangle has appointed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) senior associate Liron Meister as its first general counsel.

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Capquest Group general counsel Flynn takes on top legal job at Wonga

9-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Wonga has appointed Bill Flynn as its new general counsel, fresh from his role heading up the legal team at debt management company Capquest Group.

Lloyd's of London

Novae Group appoints RSA lawyer as first group general counsel

6-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Insurance underwriter Novae Group has appointed Alexandra Moon as its first-ever group general counsel.

Walgreens

Alliance Boots legal chief Pagni scoops top job in wake of Walgreen merger

3-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Walgreens Boots Alliance has made former Alliance Boots legal counsel and chief administrative officer Marco Pagni executive vice president (VP) and global chief legal and administrative officer of the newly combined business.

City Gherkin

BBVA UK legal head takes up new role at derivatives platform NetOTC

30-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

BBVA’s former UK head of legal Joanne Theodoulou has taken up the role of general counsel at NetOTC, an independent platform that deals with over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions.

In-House Interview

Royal Mail team

Royal Mail: How to deliver change

23-Feb-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

A £3bn privatisation, a £12bn pensions hole, a hostile trade union and a panel shake-up– the past few years have been full of ups and downs for Royal Mail GC Neil Harnby and his team.

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The in-house interview: Morrisons GC Mark Amsden

16-Feb-2015 | By Kate Beioley

From calls to the FBI over a cyber security issue to launching the retailer’s first loyalty card, former rugby reporter Mark Amsden has a lot on his plate as Morrisons’ general counsel.

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The in-house interview: EDF Energy’s legal team

9-Feb-2015 | By Kate Beioley

After a surge of activity including a restructure that scattered legal services across the business and deep cuts to the panel roster, the EDF Energy team say they are the stronger for it.

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Panel Reviews

Hungary

Shoosmiths back in the driving seat for Mercedes-Benz after five-year hiatus

24-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Shoosmiths has been appointed to a new Mercedes-Benz UK panel alongside Nabarro after dropping off the roster in 2009.

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The in-house interview: Morrisons GC Mark Amsden

16-Feb-2015 | By Kate Beioley

From calls to the FBI over a cyber security issue to launching the retailer’s first loyalty card, former rugby reporter Mark Amsden has a lot on his plate as Morrisons’ general counsel.

London

Dentons, HSF, KWM and Slaughters among eight firms to win FSCS panel spots

6-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has revealed its new legal panel, worth £12m over the next three years.

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Scottish Water launches panel review as firms chase five-year contracts

4-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Publicly-owned utilities giant Scottish Water has launched its first panel review process for five years.

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Sovereign Housing Association adds four firms to 14-strong legal panel following review

27-Jan-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Sovereign Housing Association, the largest social housing provider for the south and southwest of England, has grown its legal panel by 40 per cent, adding four firms to its roster of advisors.

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