Andy Southam

Internet business NetNames gears up for first-ever panel review

2-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

NetNames is preparing for its first-ever review of its external legal services providers, with a reduction of firms used by the internet domain names registrar looking likely.

money

Pension Protection Fund turns to Norton Rose Fulbright, OC, DWF in latest panel review

1-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has handed roles to six firms including Norton Rose Fulbright, Osborne Clarke and DWF in the last of a series of panel reviews.

Vivienne King

Clarke Willmott dropped by Crown Estates following review

1-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clarke Willmott has been kicked off the Crown Estate’s rural panel in favour of a consolidated roster comprising Bond Dickinson and Burges Salmon.

Boohoo

TLT and Pannone Corporate among firms appointed to inaugural Boohoo.com panel

1-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

DLA Piper, Addleshaw Goddard, Pannone Corporate and TLT have been appointed to the first-ever legal panel installed by online fashion retailer Boohoo.com in the wake of its £560m IPO.

Diageo

Slaughters, Addleshaws and Pinsents win Diageo adviser spots

31-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Drinks giant Diageo has named Addleshaw Goddard, Pinsent Masons and Slaughter and May its formal ‘preferred suppliers’ in the UK following a four-month review.

In-House Interviews

Smith Nest

Savings energy: Fiona Smith, GC at Nest

21-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Set up to help with pensions auto-enrolment, Nest has gone from start-up to snaring its millionth member in just 18 months, which suits GC Fiona Smith just fine

Rohit

London Mining GC: Ground rules

14-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

London Mining GC Rohit Bhoothalingam had to show his grit last year for a legal battle worth more than the company itself

index

In-house interview: Yum! Brands legal chief: Off the menu

7-Apr-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Sarah Nelson Smith, UK legal chief of KFC and Pizza Hut owner Yum! Brands took a fresh approach to panel review

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SuperGroup

KWMSJB wins spot on SuperGroup panel as part of ongoing review

15-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWMSJB) has been appointed by SuperGroup, the corporate group behind the Superdry brand, to handle its continental European real estate matters, as part of a wider review of the fashion group’s external advisers.

Singapore

eBay associate GC leaves to launch boutique consultancy firm in Singapore

11-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

eBay’s Singapore-based associate general counsel Steven Liew has left the online shopping giant to set up a boutique consultancy firm aiming at problems solving for technology companies.

Lafarge

Cleary, Linklaters, Freshfields advise on €40bn Lafarge Holcim merger

8-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A mammoth team of advisors including Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters has turned out to advise Lafarge and Swiss giant Holcim in their €40bn merger.

Andy Southam

Internet business NetNames gears up for first-ever panel review

2-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

NetNames is preparing for its first-ever review of its external legal services providers, with a reduction of firms used by the internet domain names registrar looking likely.

a2

African in-house market set for rapid expansion, predict GCs

2-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

In-house counsel in African companies are quickly gaining prominence and control over their businesses’ legal function, The Lawyer research has shown.

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