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Ladbrokes sees change to GC and company secretary jobs

6th May 2014

Jonathan Adelman has stepped down from his role as GC and company secretary for online betting and gaming company Ladbrokes. The GC role has since been taken on by Adelman’s deputy Annabel Bannerman, who came to…

First female corporate head for Linklaters

1st May 2014

Multinational law firm Linklaters has appointed its first ever female London corporate head. Sarah Wiggins, who took up the post officially on the 1st May, has been a partner at the leading London firm since…

How to negotiate the best legal salary

30th April 2014

When many first look into their future careers as a lawyer, part of the main appeal is a sustainable wage. Being a lawyer holds many alluring factors as a profession; it offers the chance to make a difference in the…

Firms to take on Lloyds litigation unit

28th April 2014

British retail bank Lloyds has shortlisted DWF, Irwin Mitchell and Shoosmiths for acting on the bank’s retail and asset finance litigation teams. The news follows that of Stuart Morgan, retail and wealth general…

Law firms looking up with revenue rise

22nd April 2014

While the celebratory champagne glasses are not clinking just yet, the UK’s top 20 firms have reported a prediction of a turnover increase of five per cent for the end of the financial year April 2014. The increase…

Firms on major House of Fraser deal

17th April 2014

The firms leading on a major acquisition of a stake of retail giant House of Fraser have been announced as Linklaters, Simpson Thacher, King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin and Dickson Minto. The major 89 per cent stake…

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…