Asda loses legal director to Eversheds

Asda legal director Denise Jagger (left) has left to take up partnership at Eversheds. The firm has appointed Jagger to further develop the firm’s client relationship management programme and other services offered to in-house counsel. Jagger will also work with managing partner David Gray in developing the firm’s corporate values and staff development. Asda will replace Jagger with Tesco’s trading law and technical director John Longworth. Longworth has, in turn, been replaced by a Safeway in-house lawyer. First revealed on, 5 January