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Tesco has appointed Diageo M&A general counsel and ex-Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer lawyer David Berry as its first UK legal director
Olswang general counsel Simon Callandar is leaving the firm following a series of management changes, The Lawyer can reveal
Linklaters is once again mulling a shake-up of its lockstep with plans to introduce gates to equity “discussed widely” at the firm’s partner conference in Edinburgh in April, according to insiders
Royal Dutch Shell has appointed a global sourcing officer from Reed Smith to manage its pricing arrangements with external counsel in a bid to reign in costs and ensure greater value from panel firms
LND: Linklaters breaks Slaughters' stranglehold on Unilever relationship with principal adviser role
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.
Gateley has announced the date of its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) will be 8 June.
US firm Scott & Scott has officially partnered with McGuire Woods in the UK and instructed Serle Court’s Philip Marshall QC to take on Tesco in a group action on behalf of the supermarket giant’s shareholders.
Cartwright King has announced it has merged with Garstangs Burrows Bussin as the firm looks to gain a presence in the North West.
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
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Everyone thought Irwin Mitchell would be doing it soon, but it looks as if Gateley will beat the national firm to the punch. Gateley is actively preparing an IPO. It’s notable not least because Gateley – unlike Irwin Mitchell and Slater & Gordon, the Aussie-listed company that took over RJW three years ago – is not a personal injury outfit. Will Gateley genuinely be the pathfinder for commercial law firms?