Karen Clayton, the UK general counsel and company secretary of National Grid has left the company halfway through an ongoing review of the energy giant's external legal advisers.
20 Oct 2014 | 07:05 |
Lloyds Banking Group has appointed ten firms, including Linklaters, Allen & Overy, Ashurst and Addleshaw Goddard to its core UK legal panel, two years after the bank last reviewed the roster.
13 Oct 2014 | 09:43 |
Baker & McKenzie, Hogan Lovells and Macfarlanes are among the firms competing to be named Law Firm of the Year at this year's British Legal Awards.
09 Oct 2014 | 15:28
David Haigh, the former general counsel of private equity group GFH Capital, has filed a High Court claim alleging his former employer and a Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner engaged in deceit.
08 Oct 2014 | 15:59 |
A string of heavyweight international and African law firms and legal departments are set to do battle at the African Legal Awards later this month.
08 Oct 2014 | 10:54
Legal Week has embarked on a search to find the world's most trusted legal advisers by asking more than 1,000 GCs to name their go-to partners.
01 Oct 2014 | 11:36
KPMG has been awarded an alternative business structure (ABS) licence by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA), as the big four accounting firms continue their push for expansion in the legal market.
01 Oct 2014 | 10:34 |
More than a quarter of general counsel would be unlikely to appoint a law firm to a panel or for a major piece of work if it did not have a form of low-cost support centre.
01 Oct 2014 | 10:07 |
Twitter has awarded its general counsel, Vijaya Gadde, $7.3m (£4.5m) worth of shares in the company, a year after she took the role.
22 Sep 2014 | 00:19 |
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 |
Despite the high-profile Edward Snowden case, many global companies are still not doing enough to support whistleblowers in their organisations.
16 Sep 2014 | 10:16 |
Kirkland & Ellis has re-hired former partner Matthew Gerber to the firm's London private equity group following a stint at defunct private equity house DMC Partners.
08 Sep 2014 | 10:11 |
Co-operative Legal Services (CLS) has posted Co-operative Legal Services (CLS) has posted an operating loss of £5.1m in the six months to July, following the restructuring of its personal injury and clinical negligence arms.
04 Sep 2014 | 13:00 |
Jones Day has made a trio of heavyweight corporate partner hires for its New York and London offices, including senior lawyers from client General Electric.
04 Sep 2014 | 10:21 |
Mills & Reeve, Spanish firm Laffer Abogados and Liverpool outfit Brabners Chaffe Street have taken the advisory roles on Argentinian footballer Angel Di Maria's transfer to Manchester United from Real Madrid for a British record fee of £59.7m.
28 Aug 2014 | 15:59 |