Employment

  • DIVERSITY

    General counsel diversity demand paying off

    General counsel can be well-pleased by their outside counsel diversity response as 64 law firms announced as Mansfield Rule 2.0 certified.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Topping the shopping list of general counsel this week, Asda gc heads to Amazon as grocer starts shopping around for his replacement.

  • BAR STANDARDS

    Bar removes reporting restrictions

    BSB introduces new rules to remove restrictions on reporting barristers' sexual orientation, religion and belief data.

  • BIG 4

    PwC gets reward for its legal aspirations

    Big 4 firm and its Aspiring Solicitors programme see diversity scheme making a sharp difference in legal recruitment.

  • DIVERSITY

    Hogan Lovells renews diversity partnership

    Firm renews partnership with Ellevate Network to champion diversity and foster inclusive environment for employees.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Trio of general counsel in controversial departures

    Boardroom battle, regulatory probes and an arrest in controversial but unrelated departures of trio of general counsel in America's arms, oil and movie industries.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Australian general counsel swaps big role while American Airlines sees a new general counsel landing the top spot.

  • SEXUAL ASSAULT

    Whistleblower centre promises top legal access

    Illinois corporate whistleblower centre warnings over workplace sexual assault as it appeals to any woman in healthcare who is a victim and offers access to national legal experise.

  • GENDER

    Eversheds Sutherland appoints second woman on board

    Cynthia Shoss joins Pamela Thompson as co-chair on firm's global board, reflecting a growing presence of women at the top.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    As the new academic year beckons, two universities hiring new general counsel go to the top of the class in this week's moves around the house.

  • WELLNESS

    Dentons in mindful move

    Firm's appointment of chief mindfulness officer in response to "groundbreaking work" promotes more holistic legal practice.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Whether it's Spain or the US, transferring between in-house and private practice is in vogue this week, and so are in-house team promotions.

  • LEADERSHIP

    Counsel quartet make Latina power list

    A quartet of Latina counsel make the cut as general counsel praises his deputy general counsel as she heads up the lawyers on the cross-industry list.

  • FRAUD

    General counsel indefinitely suspended

    Bank general counsel caught up in “biggest” US bank collapse in 2017 to be indefinitely suspended after pleading guilty in bank fraud.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    It's summer and general counsels are doing the splits, while trend of c-suite appointments continues.


 

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