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Lloyd's of London GC heads to XL Group

May 19, 2016 Specialist insurance office Lloyd's of London has lost its general counsel to XL Group. Sean McGovern has worked with Lloyd's since 1996. Head of legal and compliance Peter Spires will take on McGovern's role at…

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SRA Chair blasts UK legal profession

Nov 21, 2012 SRA chairman Charles Plant has criticised the UK legal profession in a speech to the Devon & Exeter Law Society, stating that too many solicitors are "simply not good enough". Plant pointed to the 500 firms that have…

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Amazon creates new role for privacy counsel

Sep 6, 2012 Amazon.com Inc is one of the last internet giants to appoint a top privacy counsel - hiring Nuala O’Connor as vice president and for the newly created role of associate general counsel, compliance and…

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