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Visa in-house legal shake up with GC hire

15th April 2014

Major financial services corporation Visa has announced its new general counsel in the form of PepsiCo senior vice president and deputy GC Kelly Tullier. Visa’s new GC is due to start in her role of deputy GC and…

Scottish ‘Yes’ vote could increase legal fees

11th April 2014

In the latest announcement to come out of the discussion on Scottish Independence, Scottish lawyers have said that they anticipate a fee ‘bonanza’ in the country should a ‘yes’ vote come out the…

Find your next legal job with Social Media

10th April 2014

In the ever competitive sector that is the law industry, new recruits are having to get more inventive about the way they find new means of employment. One of the biggest methods to take off in the world of law…

LinkedIn GC to step down from legal role

8th April 2014

Having held one of the most prominent legal jobs in social media for six years, LinkedIn’s Erika Rottenberg is to step down from her post of general counsel after six years in the position. Having joined LinkedIn…

Firms battle for Unilever legal panel

4th April 2014

Firms have embarked on the battle to be considered for consumer goods giant Unilever’s first ever legal panel. As a part of a review of their legal advisors, Unilever has invited firms to tender for a place on a…

BBC boost diversity within in-house legal jobs

1st April 2014

Work placement and apprenticeship schemes have been launched by the BBC and Barclays in a move to boost diversity within their respective in-house legal departments. Following National Apprenticeship Week, which took…

How to enter into Private Practice

31st March 2014

Private practice has become an increasingly attractive profession to aspiring lawyers for several years and this view does not look set to change in the near future. With a growing demand for private practice…

Legal profession to be transformed by new recruits

27th March 2014

International law firm Eversheds has released the details of its recent survey that shows more young lawyers entering the profession with strong ideas about the sector’s future. It is thought that this renewed…