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Podcast: Lisa Nandy on the US elections and beyond

Richard Hermer QC, Murray Hunt and Helen Mountfield QC speak to Lisa Nandy, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Labour MP for Wigan. Listen as they discuss topics including the results of the US election, the UK’s international reputation and influence, when it is appropriate for the UK to intervene militarily overseas to prevent crimes against humanity […]

Pensions regulator code of practice on scheme funding

The Pensions Regulator has published its interim response to its first consultation on the defined benefit code of practice. The changes require the Pensions Regulator (tPR) to update its Code of Practice on Scheme Funding.


Vicky Sandry, Sky UK and Ireland

Hot 100 career quiz: Vicky Sandry

Name: Vicky Sandry Organisation: Sky Position: General counsel Trained at: McKenna & Co In Hot 100 for: A series of successful innovations in the legal team at Sky. Read her full Hot 100 profile. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? I was a trainee at what was then McKenna & Co, and I […]

Vicky Sandry, Sky UK and Ireland

Sandry, Vicky – Sky UK and Ireland

Working 3.5 days a week, Vicky Sandry is a strong advocate of career development and flexibility. She began her career at Sky as a competition and regulatory lawyer in 2005. Since 2016 she has been general counsel. Sandry leads a department of over 130 staff that provides legal support to Sky’s UK and Ireland business. […]

Vicky Sandry, Sky UK and Ireland

Sky reveals change in legal leadership after Comcast mega-deal

Sky has named its new group general counsel, with legal chief James Conyers bowing down from the role after 25 years in the company. Vicky Sandry, who featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2018 will replace Conyers in the coming months and will be responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs across the group, which includes all […]

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Slaughters leads on football battle over Sky’s TV rights deal

Slaughter and May is spearheading a host of Championship football clubs in their rebellion against a new TV rights deal with Sky Sports. Championship clubs that are said to include Leeds, Derby, Middlesbrough, Nottingham Forest, Stoke and Aston Villa have mounted the legal challenge against the EFL (English Football League) in revolt to a £595m five-year TV […]

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