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Four lawyers at Thorntons have obtained specialist accreditations from the Law Society of Scotland. Kirsty Stewart, legal director and chartered trademark attorney, has become the first in the firm to be accredited in intellectual property, in recognition of her specialist knowledge and experience.

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Pinsent Masons has announced that Andrew Masraf will succeed Richard Foley as the firm’s senior partner on 1 October 2022. During his 28 years at the firm, Mr Masraf has held a number of leadership roles including global head of corporate and, more recently global head of the firm’s tran

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Michael McLean, partner in the personal injury team at Jones Whyte, has been granted extended rights of audience as a solicitor advocate. A Law Society-accredited specialist in personal injury law, he joined the firm in May 2016.

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Steven Walker QC has been appointed to the list of arbitrators of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC). DIAC is the largest arbitration centre in the Middles East. It was initially established by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 1994 as the Centre for Commercial Conciliatio

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Blackadders has announced that Stephen Connolly has been accredited as a specialist in employment law by the Law Society of Scotland. The accreditation system recognises lawyers with exceptional quality and skill who have developed specialist knowledge during their careers. Mr Connolly is the fourth

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Lanarkshire law firm Ness Gallagher has announced the promotion of family lawyer Louise Gillies to director. Ms Gillies, who joined Ness Gallagher in 2006, has over 15 years’ legal experience and is a respected family lawyer. A member of the Family Law Association, she is also an Accredited Me

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Eight new solicitor advocates granted extended rights of audience by the Law Society Council were introduced to court at a ceremony at Parliament House on Wednesday.

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Gilson Gray has struck a deal with legal and professional services specialist Knights to acquire Lincoln-based Home Property Lawyers (HPL) Ltd. HPL is a residential conveyancing specialist with 65 staff, all of whom have been retained as part of the deal, including current head of HPL, Gary Tyman.

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Balfour and Manson has promoted three lawyers to senior associate. James Hyams, Carolyn Jackson, and Peter Littlefair took up their new positions – in the private client, clinical negligence, and personal injury teams respectively – on 1 July.Mr Hyams started his traineeship with the fir

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Gibson Kerr has made a a raft of appointments. Nadine Martin has been made a partner; her practice encompasses all areas of family and child law, including separation, divorce, financial provision, residence and contact disputes and relocation of children. She appears regularly in the sheriff courts

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Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of experienced construction lawyer Ross Taylor to their partnership with effect from 5 July 2022. He joins from Wright Johnston & Mackenzie and brings over 20 years’ experience advising developers, contractors and other SMEs on a broad rang

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Accredited employment law specialist, Marianne McJannett, has joined Bellwether Green as head of employment. She said: “I am delighted to be joining the team and bringing my employment law knowledge and experience to Bellwether Green and their clients. I’m excited for what the future hol

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WorkNest has announced the promotion of Daniel Gorry to legal director to help lead the advisory service across WorkNest’s Scottish offices. Mr Gorry will manage the legal advisory teams based in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh, reporting to James Tamm, director of legal services at WorkNest.

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