New partner appointments at CMS

New partner appointments at CMS

Pictured: Barry Edgar and Fenella Mason

CMS has announced the appointment of new partners, Barry Edgar and Fenella Mason, who join its Glasgow and Edinburgh offices respectively.

Mr Edgar is a commercial real estate lawyer with extensive experience in advising institutional and private equity clients on investment and development transactions. He joins the firm’s real estate transactional practice after spending the last five years at Dentons, where he also served as a partner.

Ms Mason joins CMS as a partner within its infrastructure, construction and energy (ICE) disputes practice. She was previously at Burness Paull, where she led the firm’s construction and projects team for 13 years.

Allan Wernham, managing director of CMS Scotland, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Barry and Fenella, two highly experienced and extremely well-regarded lawyers, to the firm.

“Fenella is a leading Scottish disputes practitioner and will add significant strength to our client offering in Scotland. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the practice and will extend and enhance CMS‘s position in the market.”

“Barry is a strong proponent for the use of technology and innovation in delivering real estate services making him an ideal addition to the CMS team which shares that ethos. His appointment will undoubtedly support the ongoing growth of our real estate practice across Scotland and add further substance to our ongoing work to support clients in managing the current challenges and opportunities within the commercial property market.”

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