McDermott Will & Emery, Sidley Austin and Jenner & Block are leading on Singapore-based agricultural business Olam's $1.3bn (£830m) acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM) global cocoa operations.
17 Dec 2014 | 11:23 |
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison media and entertainment group chair James Schwab will leave the firm in January to become co-president of digital media group Vice Media.
16 Dec 2014 | 11:56 |
Thomas Cook group general counsel Craig Stoehr has been made chief corporate officer and given oversight for all human resources and strategy divisions at the travel company, following the shock departure of company chief executive Harriet Green.
15 Dec 2014 | 00:31 |
City lawyers were out in force to celebrate the achievements of colleagues and peers at The British Legal Awards, where a party atmosphere prevailed until the early hours of the morning.
12 Dec 2014 | 11:12 |
Eversheds litigation and dispute partner James Southworth is set to relinquish his role as interim head of legal at the Co-operative Bank and return to the firm in a full-time role.
11 Dec 2014 | 15:27 |
Co-operative Pharmacy, the 774-branch pharmaceutical chain acquired by UK conglomerate Bestway earlier this year, has appointed former Addleshaw Goddard partner Caroline Hilton as its head of legal.
10 Dec 2014 | 00:05 |
Craig Silliman, Verizon Communications' senior vice president for public policy, has been appointed as the company's next general counsel, replacing Randal Milch on 1 January 2015.
08 Dec 2014 | 15:51 |
Linklaters former global corporate head Jeremy Parr has retired from the partnership in order to take up the role of general counsel at Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong.
08 Dec 2014 | 11:50 |
Yale University has appointed a Hogan Lovells partner as its next general counsel and vice president.
05 Dec 2014 | 00:13 |
British American Tobacco (BAT) group legal director and general counsel Neil Withington is to retire after more than two decades at the company.
20 Nov 2014 | 17:22 |
The bulk of senior in-house lawyers in Invensys' UK corporate group have left or are leaving the engineering and IT firm, following the UK company's £3.4bn takeover, Legal Week has learned.
19 Nov 2014 | 01:00 |
The cream of Africa's legal community came out in force to celebrate the African Legal Awards on a night that saw Eversheds, Linklaters alliance firm Webber Wentzel and GE secure major prizes.
18 Nov 2014 | 15:36
Santander's general counsel and company secretary Karen Fortunato has left the bank, following a review of the lender's UK legal panel.
10 Nov 2014 | 13:44 |
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is poised to invite law firms to pitch for its UK panel review, which is likely to see cuts to law firms with a limited City presence.
10 Nov 2014 | 00:08 |
Eversheds, Linklaters' alliance firm, Webber Wentzel, and GE were among the big winners at the African Legal Awards at a packed ceremony in Johannesburg last night.
01 Nov 2014 | 07:42 |