Rebecca Waller-Davies

Reporter

city of london

Addleshaws, Freshfields and HSF win places on British Land’s first panel

British Land has unveiled its first formal panel, listing firms including Addleshaw Goddard, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith Freehills, Jones Day, King & Wood Mallesons, Mayer Brown and Simmons & Simmons as advisers. The FTSE 100 property company will also take advice from a number of other firms providing advice in specialist areas, including Shepherd […]

Pharmaceutical

Arnold & Porter picks up AstraZeneca as patent litigation client

It has emerged that Arnold & Porter has gained AstraZeneca as a patent litigation client, strengthening its relationship with the pharmaceuticals giant. According to The Lawyer Market Intelligence (LMI), the US outfit began advising AstraZeneca on patent litigation matters in 2014, with its first case involving an asthma medication claim against claimants Teva Pharmaceutical. The […]

Deborah Grimason

My career story: Travis Perkins general counsel Deborah Grimason

Travis Perkins general counsel Deborah Grimason grew up around business – though she’d be the first to admit that her father’s bakery delivery business in rural Northern Ireland was a far cry from the FTSE 100 company she now guides through legal minefields. Grimason knew two things growing up: that she wanted to enter a profession […]

Talk

My career story: “I nearly left law altogether”

Talk Talk legal director Nadia Hoosen nearly left the profession entirely at 5 PQE but her move in-house reinvigorated her appetite for law. You always knew you wanted to work in-house and did so at 5 PQE when you moved to Carphone Warehouse. Do you regret not making the jump sooner? It was always my […]

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