‘We’ve got to complete the unification process’: Hogan Lovells incoming CEO and deputy talk strategy

‘We’ve got to complete the unification process’: Hogan Lovells incoming CEO and deputy talk strategy

As co-CEOs David Harris and Warren Gorrell enter their final weeks leading the partnership at transatlantic firm Hogan Lovells, newly-elected sole CEO Steve Immelt is putting relationship building high on his list of priorities, alongside harder objectives such as further global expansion and fine-tuning the firm’s remuneration system.

A bit of hustle, a bit of love – GCs expect attention and pitching from advisers

A bit of hustle, a bit of love – GCs expect attention and pitching from advisers

In our focus on Nabarro this month the firm comes in for some criticism at the hands of an important client for its failure to engage, to make the client aware of its strategy, or simply to make the general counsel (GC) feel sufficient love. While this is just one client and Nabarro could undoubtedly …

Barclays’ Americas chief Michael Crowl set to join UBS

Barclays’ high-profile managing director and general counsel (GC) for the Americas, Michael Crowl, is to head UBS’ US wealth management division, replacing former permanent head Jonathan Eisenberg, who returned to K&L Gates earlier this year. A spokesperson for Barclays last month confirmed the bank has, until a permanent replacement is announced, put in place two …

Sainsbury’s unveils new panel as Lloyds appoints insurance GC

Significant in-house announcements in May saw King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin and TLT awarded first-time spots on Sainsbury’s panel, while Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) appointed RSM Tenon’s former group general counsel (GC) Joanne Jolly to lead its insurance group. Sainsbury’s recently concluded the third review of what it calls its ‘legal community’: a 12-strong …