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Funke Abimbola: How I select law firms to advise Roche Products (UK)

The ability to deliver pragmatic, commercial and directive advice is key to law firms winning high-value legal work from Roche Products UK, Funke Abimbola tells Manju Manglani

28 October 2015

Competition between law firms for high-value legal work is on the rise, with many striving to obtain a coveted place on the advisory panels of multinational organisations. In the first of a new series of interviews with corporate counsel, Manju Manglani speaks with Funke Abimbola, head of the UK and Ireland legal team at the world's largest biotech company, about what she looks for in
law firms.

 

KEY FACTS

Name: Funke Abimbola

Age: 42

Position: Managing Counsel - UK & Ireland

Date of appointment: January 2012

Location:Hertfordshire, UK

Organisation name: Roche Products

Organisation type: International

Key sectors of business: Pharmaceutical, biotech

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