One of Scotland’s leading commercial real estate lawyers has joined Aberdein Considine. Chris Richardson – a commercial property practitioner with almost 20 years’ experience – has left Anderson Strathern to join Aberdein Considine as head of commercial real estate for Englan
Squaring Circles founder and senior mediator, Rachael Bicknell, has been appointed to the Panel of Mediators for the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Arbitration Centre. The ADGM Arbitration Centre serves the international dispute resolution community through its panel of accredited and experienced me
Lindsays has welcomed senior solicitor Omar Mohammed to the firm. Mr Mohammed has advised clients on all matters relating to residential property including the sale and purchase of property, transfers of title, new build purchases, government scheme purchases (LIFT, First Home Fund and Help to Buy),
Anderson Strathern has been appointed as solicitor to Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport Limited, the company which will manage the green freeport. The aim of the freeports is to boost international trade, investment, regeneration and growth in their geographical areas, while contributing t
Compass has welcomed David McNaughtan KC back to practice after a period as a full time advocate depute in Crown Office. During his time as Crown counsel, he prosecuted High Court trials across Scotland in charges of rape, domestic abuse, historic sex abuse and attempted murder.
DWF has announced 15 promotions across its Glasgow and Edinburgh offices. Among those promoted to the Scottish leadership group are commercial litigator Lauren Rae in Edinburgh and personal injury expert Lynne Macfarlane in Glasgow, both of whom are solicitor advocates and have been promoted to part
Solicitors and estate agents Laurie and Company have opened a new branch in Aboyne following the closure of law firm Campbell Connon. Laurie and Company has three partners and 17 staff and a head office in Aberdeen, where managing partner Linda Fyffe is based. It also has a branch in Ballater run by
TLT has appointed two new senior hires to its commercial services group in Edinburgh. Dr Julie Nixon joins TLT as managing associate. A former life scientist who has completed a PhD in molecular biology and genetics at institutions including Harvard University and the University of Edinburgh, she ha
Mackinnons Solicitors LLP has appointed three new partners across its property and marine commercial teams. Angus Easton, who has many years of experience in marine and commercial shipping work advising clients on charter parties, ship sales and purchases, joint ventures and fisheries law, has been
Commercial property expert Stephanie Nichol has been made a partner at Balfour and Manson. She has specialised in commercial property for more than 20 years and has high-level experience across the sector, working with a very wide range of clients.
Family Law Matters has welcomed Morven Douglas to the firm as a legal director. Specialising in family law for almost 20 years, she advises individuals on a range of family law matters including separation, high value divorce and cohabitation claims, and has a particular interest in child related ma
Inksters Solicitors has started the year with two major announcements. The firm has appointed Adam Johnson as its chief operating officer (COO) in Glasgow; in Dunkeld, Katherine Paulin joins the firm as a consultant solicitor.
Paul Young has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a partner in the infrastructure team, bringing to the firm and its clients over 10 years’ expertise, with a particular focus on the energy, infrastructure and real estate sectors. Mr Young, who trained at Shepherd and Wedderburn and spent a numb
Two new non-executive directors (NEDs) have been appointed to the Supreme Court. Scottish accountant Iain Lanaghan has been appointed as the lead NED. His appointment comes as Kathryn Cearns stands down after five years as a NED and chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.
MBM Commercial has announced that Iain McDougall and Caroline Urban have been appointed as partners of the firm.