QBE reviews UK panel following appointment of global GC

QBE reviews UK panel following appointment of global GC

Australia’s largest global insurer QBE is to launch a review of its UK claims panel, following the appointment of a new group general counsel (GC) earlier this year.

One partner, whose firm is tendering for the panel, told Legal Business that while the terms of engagement were not yet clear, the review was ‘imminent’. QBE refused to comment on the process.

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Shell starts panel review as BG Group legal team undergoes post-acquisition restructure

Shell starts panel review as BG Group legal team undergoes post-acquisition restructure

Shell external roster set to dominate reconfigured in-house department

Royal Dutch Shell has kicked off a review of its external legal roster after finalising its £47bn takeover of BG Group last month and as their existing panels come to an end. As a result of the takeover, the second-largest energy deal on record, both companies will overhaul their legal divisions.

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Shell starts panel review as BG Group legal team undergoes post-acquisition restructure

Shell starts panel review as BG Group legal team undergoes post-acquisition restructure

Royal Dutch Shell has kicked off a review of its external legal roster after finalising its £47bn takeover of BG Group last month and as their existing panels come to an end. As a result of the takeover, the second-largest energy deal on record, both companies will overhaul their legal divisions.

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Bringing it in-house: SRA to review litigation panel as regulator assesses internal function

Bringing it in-house: SRA to review litigation panel as regulator assesses internal function

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), which is already keeping some firms busy with work as it bids for independence from the Law Society, has launched a review of its litigation panel amid a wider review of its own legal function.

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In-house: Lloyds appoints real estate finance sub-panel ahead of summer global review

In-house: Lloyds appoints real estate finance sub-panel ahead of summer global review

Lloyds Banking Group has appointed a specialist sub-panel for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) work ahead of its global panel review this summer, with US and Magic Circle firms among those taking places.

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