Professor Raphael Heffron has been named the new dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies St. Augustine in Trinidad & Tobago. Professor Heffron was formerly professor for global energy law & sustainability at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law & Polic
Thompsons Solicitors has announced the appointment of Craig Snee to the role of senior solicitor in its Dundee office. Mr Snee was attracted to Thompsons because of the firm's commitment to social justice, as exemplified by its close work with the trade union movement.
DLA Piper has appointed of Finlay Campbell as a partner in its Edinburgh office. Joining from Brodies, Mr Campbell's practice focuses on working with investors in the acquisition, management and disposal of properties in the retail, leisure, office, industrial and alternative market sectors. He also
Raeburn Christie Clark and Wallace LLP (RCCW) has recruited seven new members of staff. At Inverurie, Kim Smart joins from Ledingham Chalmers as associate solicitor and branch principal. With over 10 years’ residential property experience and a wealth of local knowledge.
Jillian Merchant has been promoted to partner at Thompsons Solicitors & Solicitor Advocates. She said: "[I] can’t wait to get started in my new client relations role working with our trades unions colleagues.
TLT has appointed Alyson Cowan as an associate in its Glasgow office. Ms Cowan, who joins from Morton Fraser, specialises in non-contentious transactional construction law and brings a wealth of experience advising developers, investors, funders, public authorities and housing associations on all as
Stefanie Johnston has been appointed to lead Ince's new Scotland office, which opens on 19 November. As a dual-qualified marine and commercial litigation lawyer, she has over 15 years’ experience working across UK jurisdictions and brings expertise in sectors including shipping, ports, en
Glasgow-based Quantuma Advisory has appointed Emma Webster as a manager within its forensic accounting team. Emma qualified as a chartered accountant after studying law and has a broad range of experience within the forensic accounting sector. Ms Webster joins the team with a focus on expert witness
The Law Society of Scotland has announced that Diane McGiffen will be appointed as its new chief executive. She succeeds Lorna Jack, who will leave after 13 years in the role. Diane McGiffen has worked in senior roles at Audit Scotland for the last 20 years, most recently as chief operating officer,
Westcor International Limited has announced the appointment of Kirsty Noble as senior underwriter and solicitor for Scotland and opens its first Scottish office. Ms Noble joined Westcor from Blackadders LLP earlier this year and brings over a decade of experience as a practising solicitor.
Family Law Matters Scotland LLP has welcomed Marisa Cullen as a partner in the firm. She joins the firm from Morton Fraser, where she has developed a reputation as one of the leading international child law practitioners in Scotland. Ms Cullen is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specia
Davidson Chalmers Stewart has announced the appointment of three new partners at its offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Nicola Scott, a commercial property and renewable projects specialist, joins from Brodies. She previously served as in-house counsel at SSE advising on property law aspects of their