Eversheds Sutherland recruits employment law specialist Euan Smith

Eversheds Sutherland recruits employment law specialist Euan Smith

Euan Smith

Eversheds Sutherland has today appointed employment partner Euan Smith in Edinburgh.

Mr Smith, an employment law specialist of over 20 years, joins from Pinsent Masons. He brings a wealth of experience in advising public and private sector employers, leading on a varied and full spectrum of employment work including immigration, internal investigations and employment tribunal matters.

Mr Smith has an energy sector focus within his practice, advising oil and gas, nuclear and renewables clients on employment matters related to the transition to net-zero.

Eversheds Sutherland said that Mr Smith’s appointment is a significant and strategic investment into its employment and energy sector capability in Scotland, increasing the team’s strength and depth to manage complex matters and mandates on an international scale. His arrival also enhances the team’s wider credibility within the local market, boosting the Edinburgh team’s ongoing growth in the region.

Diane Gilhooley, global head of employment, labour and pensions at Eversheds Sutherland, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Euan to Edinburgh and our employment team in the region. His experience and breadth of practice brings genuine gravitas to our position within the market, and really bolsters the team’s standing in Scotland. His arrival demonstrates our commitment to supporting our clients in Scotland with their complex employment needs. I am excited to start working with Euan as we continue to grow the practice.”

Mr Smith, said: “Eversheds Sutherland’s Edinburgh practice is on exciting trajectory, and I am pleased to be joining a team that is really making its mark in the local, national and international markets. I look forward to working with Diane Gilhooley and Robert Pitcher, partner and Eversheds Sutherland’s co-head of global energy, in building our employment and energy sector presence in Scotland.”

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