Appointments

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The Aberdeen Law Project has announced the appointment of James Grainger and Emma Jamieson as co-student directors. Mr Grainger and Ms Jamieson, both second year law students, are succeeding co-student directors Helena Siebenrock, who stepped down in May, and Victorie-Anne Gomez-Llorens, who stepped

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The Lord President has appointed Sheriff Adrian Cottam as the next deputy director of the Judicial Institute for Scotland. Sheriff Cottam will take up the post on 1 September 2022 for a period of three years. Sheriff Cottam is a graduate of Dundee University. He joined the Crown Office and Procurato

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Westwater Advocates welcomed Duncan Milne and Michael A S Briggs to the stable today after they called to the bar. Prior to calling, Mr Milne was a solicitor with Blackadders Solicitors, specialising in employment law. During his devilling year he gained valuable experience in commercial and profess

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Black Chambers has welcomed Colin Neilson to the stable after he called to the bar. Mr Neilson brings a wealth of experience, having worked as a procurator fiscal depute in Aberdeen between 2013 and 2021, and prior to that as a criminal defence solicitor in Glasgow.

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Compass Chambers has welcomed Mark Nicholson and Iain Buchanan to Compass after both called to the bar today. Mr Nicholson was a solicitor for 14 years at a large personal injury firm before calling. He has considerable experience in personal injury work including road traffic accidents, occupier&rs

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Themis Advocates has welcomed its newest members David James, Iain Halliday, Chris Stephen and Jordanna Blockley, after they were admitted to the Faculty of Advocates. Mr James joins Themis with vast experience in employment law having conducted case management hearings to multi-week evidential hear

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Axiom Advocates has welcomed Neil Deacon and Emma Boffey to the stable, both of whom called to the bar this week. Mr Deacon called to the bar yesterday after serving for three years as law clerk to the Lord President. In that role, he assisted Inner House judges in appellate matters across civil law

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Robert Telfer has been appointed to the partnership at Glasgow firm MacDonald Lynch. The firm was founded last year after Elaine MacDonald acquired the long running southside firm Lynch & Co, first established in 1984. The rebranded and expanded Mount Florida firm now employs eight people.

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Compass Chambers has welcomed Elaine Smith as its newest member after she called to the bar in a ceremony at Parliament House today. Ms Smith spent 11 years as a solicitor with a leading personal injury firm and has a wide range of experience in personal injury cases including road traffic accidents

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Westwater Advocates has welcomed John Laing and Terence Merck to the stable after they called to the bar today. As a solicitor, Mr Laing has advised clients in all aspects of child and family law as well as public law. He has been instructed in petitions to the nobile officium and a judicial review

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Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Kenneth Young has joined the stable, having called to the bar today. Mr Young has experience of a broad range of civil litigation, with a particular interest in real estate disputes and all types of public law.

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Digby Brown Solicitors has marked another year of growth by appointing four new partners and a record number of solicitor promotions. The new partners are Sarah Douglas, Diane Cooper and Kirsty O’Donnell in Glasgow and Sam Cowie in Inverness.

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Alan Cassels has joined Burness Paull from Pinsent Masons. He is a leading banking partner with extensive cross-border banking expertise, having developed significant experience in corporate, leveraged and real estate finance.

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