"It is striking how often the finger is not pointed at general counsel when things go wrong at banks, as if there is an understanding that the GC couldn't possibly have known what was going on. This suggests there is still some way to go before GCs achieve the ideal set out by former General Electric GC Ben Heineman..."
"The dean of American general counsel" is how Staples GC Michael T Williams introduced keynote speaker Ben Heineman at this week's Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum in New York. Now an academic,...
UK firm's promotions round nearly halves this year as proportion of City lawyers also falls
Faz Peermohamed left Ince & Co late last year to join the Norwegian Hull Club as CEO
DLA Piper has promoted 48 lawyers to partner across its global network of offices, up from 44 last year
Over a third of all the lawyers CMS has promoted to partnership are women
Head of non-contentious financial services regulation Bob Penn will join the US firm after 17 years at Allen & Overy