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Barclays slashes legal panel by 30% as bank bolsters ties with US law firms

Barclays has cut its extended roster of legal firms by 30%, following a major review of its external legal counsel, which has seen five of eight new core advisory spots awarded to US fir...

01 Jul 2014 | 16:59 | secure

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Law Society calls for criminal probe into Wonga following £2.6m FCA fine

The Law Society has asked the Metropolitan Police to launch a criminal investigation into Wonga, after the payday loans company was...

27 Jun 2014 | 12:39 | secure

Gibson Dunn defends GFH role after jailed ex-GC claims conflict

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has defended its representation of Dubai-based private equity firm GFH Capital, after the client's former ge...

26 Jun 2014 | 14:39 | secure

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It's not just about email anymore - the challenges of new communication channels

It's not just about email anymore - the challenges of new communication channels

This web seminar looks at new communication channels fast becoming important sources of evidence in a...

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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

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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

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It's not just about email anymore - the challenges of new communication channels

This web seminar looks at new communication channels fast becoming important sources of evidence in an investigation, such as financial chatrooms, instant messaging and audio recordings...

27 Jun 2014 | 17:04 | screening image

INTERVIEWS AND PROFILES

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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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Legal Department of the Year – large team: Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du)

Finalists: DP World • GEMS Education • flydubai • Saudi Aramco • Standard Chartered Bank

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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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

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