Mark Watts has rejoined Bristows as a partner after six years in-house at IBM. He specialises in non-contentious IT work, particularly in data protection. In January 2000 he was appointed as IBM’s lead data privacy lawyer with global responsibility.
Freshfields is starting to look careless. The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and British Telecom (BT), and now London Underground (LUL) – that’s a triple whammy of key client defections.Just a coincidence? Or is Freshfields losing the plot?With RBS, the problem, apparently, was that chief executive officer Fred Goodwin didn’t like Freshfields’ style; and if […]