Shoosmiths has announced that three partners of the firm have been appointed to managerial roles within its operations. Janette Speed, real estate partner and previously head of Edinburgh has been officially named head of Scotland for Shoosmiths. She will assume overarching responsibility to spearhe
Aberdein Considine has boosted its dispute resolution team with the appointment of a banking and commercial litigation specialist in Aberdeen. Elaine Elder, who is currently an associate with Aberdein Considine and is based in the Granite City, is joining the firm’s nationwide dispute resoluti
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed three built environment leaders to its board. Ainslie McLaughlin, Michaela Sullivan and Karyn Watt have joined the governance board to help drive innovation across Scotland’s built environment and support the sector’s sustainab
Ian Beattie, the chief operating officer of Lindsays, has been named as the new chair of UK Athletics. He will take on the role in October, as his time in the same role at scottishathletics comes to a close after its maximum nine-year period.
Perthshire law firm Macnabs has recently recruited a new trainee to take the total current trainee intake to four. Megan Carling has joined the family team at Macnabs after graduating from Aberdeen University with an LLB and completing her diploma at Strathclyde University.
Mackinnons LLP, solicitors of Aberdeen, Cults and Aboyne has added experienced property lawyer Gregor Sim to its team to support clients in dealing with title issues, servitude work, commercial site development work and servitude/boundary issues. Previously a partner with James and George Colli
Strathclyde Law School's Centre for Law, Crime & Justice will lead a new study into the quality of sentencing data. Commissioned by the Judicial Council of the Republic of Ireland, Professor Cyrus Tata will lead an international team of experts to examine the quality of available data about sent
Professor Martin Hogg has been named head of NUI Galway School of Law with effect from November. Professor Hogg will join NUI Galway from the University of Edinburgh, where he has served as head of school and dean of law since 2017.
Dominic Raab has replaced Robert Buckland QC as justice secretary. Mr Raab, who was fired as foreign secretary, was heavily criticised during the fall of Afghanistan. He remained on holiday in Crete during the period the Taliban came to power.
Alison McKay has joined Lindsays' private client team in Glasgow. She is experienced across the full range of private client work, including wills and powers of attorney, setting up trusts and providing estate planning advice.
Anderson Strathern has made 25 promotions – including at director, senior associate and associate level. The three senior associates promoted to director are Laura McCabe, Danielle Edgar, and Ewan Regan. Laura McCabe is a solicitor advocate in the firm’s commercial litigation team in Edi