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The AA appoints former A&O lawyer as first GC following public listing

The AA has appointed former Allen & Overy lawyer Mark Millar as its general counsel and company secretary, three months after being floated on the London Stock Exchange.

18 Sep 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Local culture still a block to good whistleblowing practice, Legal Week survey finds

Despite the high-profile Edward Snowden case, many global companies are still not doing enough to support whistleblowers in their o...

16 Sep 2014 | 10:16 | secure

Kirkland & Ellis re-hires DMC Partners general counsel to London office

Kirkland & Ellis has re-hired former partner Matthew Gerber to the firm's London private equity group following a stint at defunct ...

08 Sep 2014 | 10:11 | secure


Silence isn’t golden: blowing the whistle on corporate crime

Silence isn’t golden: blowing the whistle on corporate crime

In this video, Legal Week Intelligence director of research Des Cahill talks to Benedict Hamilton, a ...

18 Sep 2014 | 12:39 | screening image

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The clean-up operation – Huw Merriman on winding up Lehman Brothers' UK business

Huw Merriman's career at Lehman Brothers took an unexpected turn when the bank collapsed and he took on the role of legal managing director of the group's UK administration. Six years on, he recalls what happened when the bankruptcy hit, and explains ...

11 Sep 2014 | 00:44 | secure


Walking the tightrope – the difficulties in-house lawyers face when managing risk in an increasingly complex Middle East

Having the authority to say 'no' to senior executives is one of the greatest weapons in the armoury of effective general counsel.

11 Jul 2014 | 14:36 | secure


Knowledge is power – the most downloaded Legal Week Law briefings from Q2 2014

What are the key issues keeping your clients up at night? With competition for work now fiercer than ever, this kind of insight is crucial for lawyers looking to stay a step ahead of their rivals.

02 Jul 2014 | 09:22 | secure



Silence isn’t golden: blowing the whistle on corporate crime

In this video, Legal Week Intelligence director of research Des Cahill talks to Benedict Hamilton, a managing director at global investigations firm Kroll, about the findings of the Legal Week Intelligence Benchmarker report - Silence isn't golden: bl...

18 Sep 2014 | 12:39 | screening image


General Counsel of the Year: Tamer Nassar, Baker Hughes

Since joining Baker Hughes as director of legal and compliance for the Middle East in November 2012, Tamer Nassar has overseen a frenetic period of change within the multinational giant's regional legal operations, which provide support to 6,000 emplo...

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00


Legal Department of the Year – small team: Dubai Group

In its submission, Dubai Group's two-person legal team, which is comprised of general counsel Cherine Ghali and senior vice president for legal Chris Stanford, describes its work to push through the company's $10bn (£6bn) restructuring as having been...

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00




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