If you’re fortunate enough to be considering a holiday in the new year, how about checking out this week’s in-house interview with Tui Travel group legal director, Mike Bowers. The high-flying lawyer, a one time Thomsons holiday rep, reveals all about getting the best value from his roster of legal advisers.
A key part of booking a holiday abroad is choosing which airline to fly with, so why not check-in to the interview with Virgin Atlantic’s general counsel, Julian Homerstone. Virgin’s joint venture with Delta Air Lines went live on 1 January and will start selling flights from 31 March.
If budget flights are more your thing, put your feet up and read the interview with EasyJet head of legal Andrew Winterto, whose company flew 55 million people to their holiday destinations in 2012.
And ahead of taking off be sure to make sure there will be no nasty surprises in the way. National Air Traffic Services assistant GC Darren Riley can help with this as he recalls his experience of dealing with the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud back in 2010.
Right, you’re all set to leave. As you make your way to Heathrow, consider the fact that the airport’s future remains very much up in the air. An excellent reason to catch up with Heathrow Airport Holding’s general counsel Carol Hui, the lawyer who is at the forefront of submitting a strategy for its future in 2015.
Also on TheLawyer.com:
- Buckinghamshire County Council and the Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority have announced plans to form an ABS
- Deutsche Bank has hired Linklaters partner Florian Drinhausen as co-deputy general counsel for Germany and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
- And are you panel pitching this year? We speak to in-house lawyers about what they want from their external advisers