Appointments

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Addleshaw Goddard has appointed Robert Phillips as a legal director. A specialist employment and business immigration lawyer with more than 12 years’ experience in contentious and non-contentious cases, he joins the firm from Burness Paull, where he was a senior associate.

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Scott Lindsay has joined the Law Society of Scotland as executive director of finance and operations. Mr Lindsay, a chartered accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), has most recently run his own consultancy business, SLL Business Consultants. Prior to tha

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Lord Reed has been installed as the new President of the Supreme Court. Lord Reed was sworn in at a ceremony in London this morning, where he was “especially pleased to see here so many of my former colleagues of the Scottish bench and bar”.

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Real estate and renewables specialist Richard Turnbull has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a partner, bringing 14 years’ expertise to the firm’s clean energy and real estate teams. Mr Turnbull, who specialises in the property aspects of energy transactions, has extensive experience wor

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The Supreme Courts have welcomed a “major asset” to the bench, with the installation of Lady Poole. Anna Poole QC was sworn in at a ceremony in Parliament House, and received an unexpected endorsement for a new legal work which she has co-authored.

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The first of five new judges has taken his place on the bench, with the judicial title of Lord Fairley. Douglas Fairley QC was installed at a ceremony in the First Division courtroom in Parliament House, as the Lord President, Lord Carloway, welcomed him.

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Shoosmiths has appointed two partners and two associates in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Kim Pattullo has joined the firm as partner and head of its employment team in Edinburgh. Ms Pattullo has delivered high quality advisory and contentious employment law services to a range of clients across Scotland a

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Blackadders Solicitors has announced the promotion of Pamela Gaffar to legal director with immediate effect. Ms Gaffar, who heads the conveyancing team in Dundee, joined Blackadders as a trainee back in 2009.

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BTO has announced the appointment of solicitor Drew McCusker to its personal injury team. He will work alongside partner and solicitor advocate Stephen Bryceland. Mr McCusker completed an LLM in London before interning at the United Nations in Nairobi, Kenya. He is founder and president of The Glass

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Plexus Law has announced the appointment of Calum Mathieson, who will be based in the firm’s Edinburgh office. Mr Mathieson qualified in 1993 and was a partner with Simpson & Marwick before the firm merged with Clyde & Co in 2014. He has over 25 years’ experience of dea

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Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCC&W) has boosted its residential property team with the promotion of David Smith to associate solicitor. Mr Smith has over 10 years of experience in the property sector and a comprehensive knowledge of the local housing market. He is a graduate of Aberdeen

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Julie Scott-Gilroy, an associate at Morton Fraser, has been accredited as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Scotland. Ms Scott-Gilroy acts for a variety of clients including employers (private and public), contractors, sub-contractors, consultants and insurers. Her recent w

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Two new members have been appointed to fill vacant positions on the Scottish Sentencing Council. Dr Hannah Graham has been appointed as a lay member of the council, replacing Professor Neil Hutton. Dr Graham is a senior lecturer in criminology at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at

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Perthshire law firm Macnabs has announced three appointments. Following a two year traineeship with the firm, Blair MacDonald is now a qualified solicitor and has become part of the family law team where he will be offering clients assistance with the full spectrum of family law, from divorce and se

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Dr Nick McKerrell has been promoted to the post of senior lecturer in law at Glasgow Caledonian University. Dr McKerrell teaches mainly in the area of public law, human rights and civil liberties. He also introduces first-year LLB students into the study of law and the Scottish legal system. 

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