Linklaters’ ambition to be part of the “global elite” has taken a significant step in the right direction as the firm succeeded in winning the role of principal adviser to Unilever from Slaughter and May.
NG Bailey has announced that Eversheds, Pannone Corporate, Muckle and Taylor & Emmet will make up its new legal panel.
Berwin Leighton Paisner, Allen & Overy and Eversheds are among 15 firms that could be stripped from National Grid’s legal panel in its latest review.
Manchester-based firm Pannone Corporate has been appointed to the legal panels of Iceland Foods and NG Bailey.
Asda has launched a review of its relationship with its roster of external legal advisers in a project internally known as ‘Project Spark’.
Bjarne Tellmann has rebooted publisher Pearson’s in-house legal team, redesigned the entire legal function and reduced the legal team’s budget, and he shows no sign of slowing down yet…
He’s been AIG EMEA general counsel for only three years, but Chris Newby’s already overseen one sponsorship deal, two rebrands and three panel reviews.
Genomics England relies on its GC to build the support systems so it can revolutionise patient care
Tesco has appointed Diageo M&A general counsel and ex-Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer lawyer David Berry as its first UK legal director.
Barclays’ former general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment has joined alternative fund management company BlackRock.
Challenger bank Hampshire Trust Bank has hired Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) director of legal Ann Doan as its first director of legal and compliance.
In-house roles will be the next target for low-cost alternative legal service providers, according to Pearson general counsel Bjarne Tellmann.
Term ‘lawyer’ no longer describes the GC role in business, says top CEO