Outsourcing company Interserve establishes first Scottish panel

Interserve, the FTSE 250 outsourcer that won one of two private contracts for probation services in England and Wales last month, has put together its first Scottish panel.

The company’s assistant general counsel Adrian Pound was responsible for setting up the new roster, which saw Burness Paull and CMS Cameron McKenna beat seven firms to the cut.

However it is long-serving general counsel Daniel Bush who has overall responsibility for both the Scottish and English panels. Bush, who also currently uses Ashurst, Eversheds and Clyde & Co in the Middle East, is mulling the establishment of a formal panel there too.

Meanwhile, the banks have been hot on panel reviews again this week with Santander and Metro Bank both reviewing their legal line-ups.

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