Helen Selby

Asda recruits new GC from Mars Wrigley

Asda has appointed a new general counsel after kicking off the year with fresh board appointments. Helen Selby joins the supermarket giant as general counsel and company secretary, after under a year as GC at Mars Wrigley. Asda has been on the hunt for a new GC since September when its former head of legal […]

Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells promotes half of new partners in the US

Hogan Lovells has made up eight of its UK lawyers to partner in its latest US-dominant promotions round. The London lawyers are part of a class of 29 new partners that the firm has made up worldwide. Each of Hogan Lovells’ five practice groups is represented in the 2020 promotions, with nearly a third (nine) […]

Sean Martin FCA

FCA embarks on major shake-up for new legal panel

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is scrapping its current legal framework and consolidating its legal services into two lots for a new £2.15m panel. As part of the review, the FCA is seeking between 10 and 20 firms (five to 10 for each lot). Whereas it previously had separate contracts in place for individual requirements […]