Lloyds to announce own-account panel as Unilever appoints new faces
Swedish polymer solutions company Trelleborg today announced that former Dometic Group general counsel Charlotta Grähs will replace Ulf Gradén as the company’s general counsel from 1 October.
Thread and zips manufacturer Coats has appointed senior Weight Watchers lawyer Richard Reade as deputy general counsel, following the appointment of its first-ever general counsel from Lloyds.
Heinz’ European general counsel Janice More has left the company following its £18bn takeover by a US investment consortium last year.
A decade-long lawsuit against General Motors, involving faulty components, whistleblowers and an investigation by US prosecutors, has reignited with an investigation into the company’s in-house legal team.
Citigroup has lost its New-York based global consumer business general counsel following the exit of two other in-house lawyers earlier in the year.
Fortune 500 fertiliser producer Mosaic has promoted associate general counsel Mark Isaacson, three months after former general counsel Richard Mack became the company’s chief financial officer (CFO).
Amsterdam-headquartered telecoms giant VimpelCom has appointed Scott Dresser, formerly at Virgin Media, as its new group general counsel.
The London boroughs of Harrow and Barnet, which recently merged their legal groups, have become the second local authority in-house team to be awarded an alternative business structure (ABS) licence, following Buckinghamshire County Council last week.
Nabarro is launching a new regime of fixed-fee deals across its litigation practice which will see the firm shoulder risk for its clients.
A yearning for pioneering digital work across international boundaries means Ian Haslegrave has found his niche at electronics company Electrocomponents
As you might expect from a legal outsourcer, value and efficiency are compulsory for CPA Global’s GC Ruth Daniels
When she found herself off work with back problems Simmons & Simmons associate Karen Kerrigan hatched a plan: she would leave the law and set up a community forum for people experiencing the same kind of pain as her.
FTSE 250 company Essar Energy’s legal team is being restructured following its controversial de-listing and general counsel Sheena Singla is considering an informal panel shake-up as a result.
Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Olswang and Slaughter and May have all won spots on Unilever’s inaugural panel.
Firms vying for spots on Lloyds’ own-account panel have been given a week to file tender submissions to the bank in preparation for an October panel unveiling.
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) has gifted Addleshaw Goddard and Burges Salmon first-time appointments on its revamped legal panel.
Ethical investor Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) has appointed six firms to its inaugural legal panel, with Muckle and Walker Morris among those winning a spot.