Chris Lowe & Lothar Wegener

WFW reveals half-year results as management duo extend their reign

Watson Farley & Williams has re-elected its co-managing partners for a further five years, with the firm also revealing its half-year results for 2018/19. London-based Chris Lowe and Hamburg’s Lothar Wegener first took up the post in 2014 and will now increase their reign by five years taking them until 2024. Lowe said: “We are energised […]

The art of presentation: the dangers of being over-prepared

I have often written about the need to prepare for an effective presentation. It is a mantra I urge every professional stepping up to the podium to adopt. However, in this article I am going to consider the disadvantages of being too prepared. I stand by the need to be prepared – always – but […]


Moët Hennessy names new legal chief after Meyer exit

Luxury French conglomerate LVMH has named a new legal head for its Moët Hennessy brand in Europe, after the departure of former director Isabelle Meyer to Just Eat. Jeremy Barker has been appointed as its legal director, following a four-month stint as a consultant solicitor at the company. This is a continuation of his relationship with […]

Isabelle Meyer

Moët’s legal head exits for new role at Just Eat

Moët Hennessy’s European legal director Isabelle Meyer is to move on from the company in the New Year, after six years with the luxury goods conglomerate. The Lawyer can reveal Meyer will be joining Just Eat’s legal team, taking up a position as deputy general counsel. She will report to the company’s current group general counsel James […]

Lloyds Banks index

Lloyds Bank gears up for New Year panel review

Eight firms will be expected to fight for their places on Lloyds Bank’s UK panel in the New Year, with the bank poised to review its list of legal advisers. The firms currently on the core panel are CMS, Eversheds Sutherland, Herbert Smith Freehills and Ashurst, as well as Addleshaw Goddard, Hogan Lovells, and magic […]

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