His Majesty the King, on the recommendation of the First Minister, has appointed Lady Elish Angiolini, LT, as the new lord clerk register of Scotland, the first woman to be appointed to the role. She succeeds Lord Mackay of Clashfern, KT, who retired from the office in November 2022, having held it
Burges Salmon has announced the appointment of Jennifer Mellor as a director in its funds and financial regulation team. She has a broad range of experience across the financial services sector, regularly advising asset managers, investment funds, investment platforms, pension schemes and family off
Gilson Gray has appointed Findlay Anderson as partner in Aberdeen. Mr Anderson brings a wealth of experience to the firm, having spent the past two decades in senior leadership roles across the energy industry, including at GE Oil and Gas and as partner at McGrigors.
Thorntons has appointed Stephanie Carr as a new partner in its growing Glasgow team. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of dispute resolution, insolvency, commercial litigation and debt recovery.
Stronachs LLP has announced a number of promotions.
DAC Beachcroft’s Claims Solutions Group has promoted four lawyers to associate in its Scottish offices, as part of 36 UK and international associate promotions. The new DAC Beachcroft associates in Scotland are:
Joanne Grimmond, a respected and well-established legal figure in the Scottish residential property sector, joined Thorntons earlier this month as a partner. Formerly a partner and head of Perth with Blackadders, she has nearly 20 years of experience in the Scottish residential property sector.
WorkNest has appointed Gerard O’Hare as legal director for Scotland. In his new role, he will lead WorkNest’s Legal and HR teams across the UK firm’s Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen offices.
The son of a Church of Scotland minister who first attended the General Assembly 45 years ago has been appointed its new procurator. Jonathan Brodie KC, of Arnot Manderson Advocates, said he is "deeply grateful" to be given the opportunity to take on the role which entails providing legal advic
Clyde & Co has announced the promotion of Ann Bonomy to partner as part of its 2023 promotions round. Ms Bonomy joined Clyde & Co’s Glasgow office in 2014, forming part of the Scottish safety, health and environmental (SHE) regulatory team. She specialises in regulatory and road traffi
Inverness native and Aberdeen law graduate Calum MacPherson has been appointed as the new CEO of Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport (ICFGF). Mr MacPherson was born in Inverness and finished his schooling at Charleston Academy before studying law at Aberdeen University. After graduating he w
Brodies LLP has launched an international arm: Brodies Middle East LLP, in Abu Dhabi. The firm's Middle East operation will be led by Greg May and Bryan Wilson who have spent 12 and four years respectively in Brodies' UK practice. With their specialist energy and oil and gas expertise, they will con
Jonathan Rennie, an employment partner at TLT, has been appointed by the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) as an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), based in Lausanne, Switzerland. CAS is the supreme court of sports dispute resolution. It is independent of any
Davidson Chalmers Stewart has appointed dispute resolution solicitor Ewan McIntyre to its Glasgow team as a partner. Mr McIntyre's career, spanning more than 30 years, has seen him work with firms such as Burness Paull and Morton Fraser where he was head of the firm’s litigation division and a
Former Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin, Craig Turnbull, has been installed as a senator of the College of Justice. He has taken the title of Lord Colbeck following the ceremony at Parliament House, which was led by the Lord President Lord Carloway.