Appointments

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Lord Hodge has been appointed a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal. The jurisdiction's chief executive, Carrie Lam, accepted the recommendation to appoint Lord Hodge, Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court, as a non-permanent judge from another common law jurisdiction.

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A Scottish judge will preside in the trial of Félicien Kabuga over his alleged involvement in the Rwandan genocide. Lord Bonomy, the UK's judge on the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, was assigned by Judge Carmel Agius and will sit with Judge Graciela Su

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MBM Commercial LLP has announced a series of promotions and appointments in its Edinburgh headquarters. Corporate lawyers Alex Lamley and Craig Edward have been promoted to director and senior associate respectively.

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Glasgow criminal defence firm Scullion LAW has announced the promotion of solicitor advocate Urfan Dar to senior associate. The move comes alongside the growing firm's recruitment of Anna MacKay as an associate and Lucy McKenna as a solicitor.

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Advocate John Campbell has joined the board of trustees of Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA). Mr Campbell, who lives in the Borders, has been an advocate since 1981 and qualified as a barrister in England and Wales in 1990. He is a member of the Faculty of Advocates and of Trinity Chambers

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Georgia Dawson has become the first woman senior partner of magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Ms Dawson, who currently serves as the firm's Asia managing partner and the leader of the Asia dispute resolution practice, will lead a new senior leadership team which will consist

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Anderson Strathern has promoted 18 fee earners in its latest round of promotions including at senior solicitor, associate and senior associate levels. Managing partner Murray McCall said: "We now have established pre-eminent practices across commercial, public sector and private client and when

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Liam Entwistle has been appointed as chairman at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP (WJM), succeeding Colin Brass after 15 years in the role. Commenting on his appointment, Mr Entwistle said: "It is a huge privilege and with it comes the responsibility for upholding our brand values.

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The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has made 13 new appointments to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland). The new appointees, who will take up their posts on 2 November 2020, are:

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Livingstone Brown has appointed three newly-qualified solicitors to its offices in Glasgow. Allegra Evans-Jones graduated from the University of Glasgow and has experience studying in the United States. She completed her traineeship at Argyle & Bute Council and will work on employment law a

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Arnot Manderson Advocates has welcomed the appointment of stable member Ruth Charteris to the rank of Queen's Counsel. This brings the number of senior counsel in Scotland’s full service stable to 11. The stable is also pleased to announce that Ms Charteris will join Crown office as an advocat

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Caroline Fraser has joined Lindsays' private client team in its Dundee Office. Ms Fraser is well known for her work across the full spectrum of private client matters, from wills and power of attorney to issues surrounding care and inheritance tax.

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The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has announced the appointment of Victorie-Anne Gomez-Llorens and Helena Siebenrock as co-student directors. Ms Gomez-Llorens, from Reims, France, and Ms Siebenrock, from Frankfurt, Germany, will be co-student directors and are succeeding Jonathan Goodyear, the ALP&rsqu

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Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Alasdair Burnet has been appointed to the rank of Queen’s Counsel. Nominated by the Lord Justice General and recommended by the First Minister, Mr Burnet is one of ten new silks approved by Her Majesty The Queen.

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