Eversheds Sutherland has appointed Alastair Frood as litigation & disputes partner. Mr Frood has over 20 years’ experience, during which time he has built a reputation as a highly-experienced all-round litigator.
Edinburgh native Justin D'Agostino has been appointed as Herbert Smith Freehills' new chief executive officer. The appointment by the firm's council, approved by partnership vote, will take effect from 1 May 2020 for a term of four years. Mr D'Agostino will succeed Mark Rigotti, who has served two t
Community safeguarding charity Sacro has announced the appointment of Annie Mauger-Thompson as its new chief executive. Ms Mauger-Thompson, who was replaced as national director for CIH Scotland by Callum Chomczuk in September 2018, joins the organisation after stints as an interim chief executive w
Private client lawyer Aileen Entwistle has joined Aberdein Considine in Glasgow. Ms Entwistle specialises in a wide range of private client practice areas, particularly wills, powers of attorney and inheritance tax planning for high net-worth individuals.
Pictured (L-R): Kirsty Nairn and Lauren Little of TC Young, Sharon Keenan of Clydebank, Alison Brynes of TC Young and Gary Dalziel of Elderpark Clydebank Housing Association and Elderpark Housing have announced the appointment of TC Young as their new legal advisor.
Neil Hogg and Gaenor Cassell have been appointed partners at Addleshaw Goddard in Scotland. Mr Hogg joins the real estate team in Glasgow, bringing almost 30 years of experience, as well as a strong portfolio of clients and connections in the hotel, logistics, and office sub-sectors.
An Inverness-based partner at Harper Macleod has become one of only two lawyers accredited as a crofting law specialist by the Law Society of Scotland. Calum MacLeod, a fluent Gaelic speaker originally from the Isle of Skye, has received the specialist accreditation in recognition of his particular
Susanne Tanner QC (Scot) has joined Crown Office Chambers in London as a door tenant. Ms Tanner is a skilled litigator who specialises in the fields of personal injury, clinical negligence, criminal regulatory work, health and safety matters, inquests, public inquiries and arbitration.
Colin Soulsby has joined Aberdein Considine's Lender Services Practice Group (LSPG). Mr Soulsby has left his senior role with the Royal Bank of Scotland to join the firm in a newly-created relationship management role.
Laura Paton has been appointed the new HM Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland. Ms Paton has significant inspection experience gained both in Scotland and elsewhere in the UK. She has been a lead inspector within HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland since 2013.
BTO Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of new partner Fraser Hopkins to its construction team. Highly regarded in his field, he will co-lead the commercial side of BTO’s contentious construction caseload alongside partner Jilly Petrie.
Gilson Gray has revealed fuller details of its acquisition of Coulters Letting which has allowed the firm to instantly add an impressive residential letting capability to its property services operation. The addition of Edinburgh-based Coulters Lettings will see eight staff, including the transfer o
Morton Fraser has promoted commercial property expert Amar Wali to partner within its housebuilding and commercial real estate team. Mr Wali's appointment comes in the wake of a number of new client wins for the team in the past 12 months.
Thorntons has appointed Gemma Hardie as an associate in the commercial property team based in Dundee and St Andrews. Ms Hardie has worked exclusively in commercial property since she joined the profession in 2009 and has experience acting on a wide range of matters including the acquisition and mana