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Vodafone UK Appoints Ex-Eversheds Lawyer Basic Counsel

Vodafone UK has appointed a present member of its authorized group to the position of basic counsel, after former post-holder Helen Lamprell OBE stepped down from the place earlier in September.

The telecomms big has handed the place to present head of authorized Andy Yorston, who has labored within the Vodafone authorized division for over 11 years, holding a wide range of authorized and threat and compliance roles in Vodafone Group and Vodafone UK.

He has beforehand held the roles of Head of Threat and Compliance and Head of Authorized for Vodafone UK, in keeping with a press release by the corporate on Friday.

Previous to becoming a member of Vodafone, Yorston was an affiliate in legacy Eversheds’ industrial litigation group for slightly below 10 years, in keeping with his LinkedIn profile.

He’ll take up the GC position from October 1, the Vodafone assertion added.

Lamprell stepped down from the position after 18 years on the firm, having joined from Linklaters.

She was concerned in lots of the firm’s main company acquisitions and disposals together with the disposal of Verizon Wi-fi in 2013, in keeping with her LinkedIn profile.

Earlier this 12 months, cellular community operator Lycamobile appointed a brand new group basic counsel from telecommunications agency Liberty Group.