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Eversheds Sutherland appointed to Kingfisher plc legal panel

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    Eversheds Sutherland has been appointed as legal adviser to Kingfisher plc after a review of its legal panel.

    The reduced panel comprises 17 advisers and covers work for Kingfisher and its subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Romania, Russia and Spain.

    The newly appointed global legal practice will be involved in work across a number of these jurisdictions following a competitive process which focused on the delivery of high-quality legal services.

    The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by Partner Parmjit Singh alongside Deputy Client Partner Mark Hammerton, Partner Charlotte Walker-Osborn, Partner Susan Samuel, Partner Dan Roskis and Senior Associate Jennifer Mann. All of the team have extensive experience of working with retail companies globally.

    Parmjit Singh, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland, commented:

    “Kingfisher is an impressively ambitious business and we are delighted to have been newly appointed as a legal adviser to help it achieve its “ONE” Kingfisher transformation. We hope the combination of our quality legal advice delivered seamlessly and consistently across multiple jurisdictions combined with our retail sector knowledge will be of great benefit to Kingfisher going forward.”

    Elizabeth Messud, Kingfisher Group Legal Director, commented:

    “Our legal panel remains a fundamental piece of our legal services offering to the overall Kingfisher organisation. Our new, streamlined, legal panel will allow us to develop better working relationships with each of the successful firms to ensure the delivery of high-quality legal services and to ensure we get the best value for our spend on legal services, from a core group of specialists who really understand Kingfisher.”

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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