London

JP Morgan asking for reduced rates in panel review

19-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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. 

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EDF Energy overhauls in-house career progression to mirror private practice

18-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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.

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Baker & McKenzie, Freshfields and Gibson Dunn cross fingers as HP kicks off panel tender

13-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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. 

Scotland

Outsourcing giant Interserve names CMS and Burness Paull as first Scottish panel

12-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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.

London

Metro Bank kicks off review of lending and securities panel

11-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Metro Bank general counsel Sally-Ann James has kicked off a review of the bank’s biennial lending and securities panel, which is set to finalise next month.

In-House Interviews

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In-house interview: Direct Line Group's Humphrey Tomlinson

17-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Direct Line Group’s Humphrey Tomlinson has steered the insurance giant down a successful road to an IPO, and an ABS win

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In-house interview: Nottinghamshire County Council legal head Jayne Francis-Ward

10-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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 

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In-house interview: Cambridge University Press GC William Bowes

3-Nov-2014

Few publishing houses can compete with Cambridge University Press on history or prestige but, as general counsel William Bowes knows well, that comes with a back catalogue of challenges 

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In-House News

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Eversheds' trusting relationship with Tyco pays off with contract extension

24-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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.

London

Arcadia general counsel Geraghty quits after seven years

24-Nov-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Arcadia Group general counsel Mary Geraghty has resigned from the company after seven years as its chief legal adviser.

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Abelman becomes British American Tobacco’s new legal chief as part of management re-jig

20-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

British American Tobacco’s (BAT) group legal director and general counsel Neil Withington has quit the group, as it announces a wider leadership reshuffle.

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​Adidas IP GC Behean kicks off new role at IP boutique Sipara

20-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Adidas group IP general counsel Tim Behean has moved to a new role in private practice as a director for IP boutique Sipara.

London

JP Morgan asking for reduced rates in panel review

19-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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. 

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