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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Law firms win pay battle with RBS as Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Allen & Overy reappointed

Law firms win pay battle with RBS as Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Allen & Overy reappointed

The tug of war between The Royal Bank of Scotland and its go-to law firms over a proposed pay freeze ended in victory for the lawyers, as Magic Circle firms Clifford Chance (CC), Linklaters and Allen & Overy (A&O) won appointments to the bank’s legal panel for the next three years.

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