Norton Rose Fulbright to lose seven insurance lawyers to DACB

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s insurance team has been hit once again, as seven lawyers exit for DAC Beachcroft. The group will follow former Norton Rose Fulbright partner Liam O’Connell, who left the firm in May to head DACB’s global insurance practice. He will be joined by fellow partner Kirsty Hick, who litigates on behalf of insurance […]

Stéphanie Hamon

Norton Rose Fulbright brings in Barclays’ Hamon for legal ops group

Norton Rose Fulbright is debuting a new legal operations consulting practice headed by Barclays’ Stéphanie Hamon, adding to a growing line-up of units launched by the firm over the past few months. Starting from August, Stéphanie Hamon, a former director and head of external engagement at the bank, will be tasked with advising in-house teams […]

Norton Rose Fulbright loses real estate partner to Trowers

Trowers & Hamlins has ramped up its real estate offering with a hire from Norton Rose Fulbright, as it endeavours to rival the other top players in the sector. Partner Neil Biswas joins Trowers’ housing and regeneration team after seven years at Norton Rose Fulbright. He began his legal career at legacy SJ Berwin in […]

Seven firms in the spotlight for SSE panel review

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has launched its first panel review in five years. The “Big Six” energy company completed its first ever formal panel in 2014, with four firms – Addleshaw Goddard, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Osborne Clarke – winning the main spots. As well as a main panel for work […]