Employment duo Ingrid McGhee and Steven Harte have joined Weightmans in Glasgow. Ms McGhee has a wealth of experience in the provision of legal services and was a partner at LexLeyton, where she was responsible for establishing the firm’s multi-national practice north of the border.
Mackinnons Solicitors LLP, with offices in Aberdeen, Cults and Aboyne, has announced the promotion of Angus Easton, Kirstin Ejsmont, Kim Harkness and Jane Merson to the position of senior associate and of Fiona Copp to that of senior solicitor. Partner Pat Gray said: “These
A Scottish lawyer has become the first in the UK to be officially recognised as leader in legal technology. Sam Moore, innovation manager at Burness Paull, has been awarded ‘Accredited Legal Technologist’ status by the Law Society of Scotland.
Professor Stuart Cross has been made an emeritus professor of law as he retires from the University of Dundee. Professor Cross has also been appointed as a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Technology Law and Practice Committee, become a trustee of Leisure & Culture Dundee and is also now
Vinit Khurana QC has joined 2 Temple Garden chambers in London. Mr Khurana, who is also a member of Ampersand Advocates, called to the Scottish bar in 1999 and took silk in 2018. He is a specialist practitioner in the healthcare sector with experience across a broad range of medical law issues.
Just Employment Law has announced the promotion of Louise Walker to associate director. Ms Walker has worked with the firm throughout her legal career, having initially joined JEL as a trainee solicitor before moving up the ranks.Managing director David McRae said: “We are delighted to as
This week Eoghainn MacLean returns to the commercial bar after a year as a full-time advocate depute leading High Court prosecutions at jury trials, debates, sentencing, and preliminary, hearings. Mr MacLean also retained his ranking for commercial litigation in the Legal 500 for 2020. He is a leadi
Patience & Buchan associate Gillian Smith has recently been awarded accreditation as a family law specialist by the Law Society of Scotland, having also been recognised independently by Chambers & Partners as an “associate to watch”. The team has also been joined this week by Rho
Professor Laura Macgregor has become the first woman to be appointed to the chair of Scots law in its 297-year history. The chair of Scots law at Edinburgh Law School was established in 1722, with Alexander Bayne its first incumbent, it was subsequently held by legal luminaries such as John Ers
DAC Beachcroft has announced that a team of five has joined its Glasgow office from BLM Scotland. Partners Louise Gallagher, Gillian Rushbury, Rachel Rough, Iain Buchanan and Jamie Varney completed their move on 4 November 2019.
Sarah Mitchell, a solicitor at Macnabs, has become a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP). Ms Mitchell was recently awarded a STEP Worldwide Excellence Award for obtaining the top scoring mark in Scotland for the wills and executries: law and practice examination.