Clyde & Co has appointed Stefanie Johnston as a Glasgow-based partner in its global marine and insurance teams. She will establish and build Clyde & Co’s marine presence in Scotland working closely with marine colleagues in the UK and globally.
Dundee United has announced that Laura McCallum has been appointed head of football administration and legal affairs. Ms McCallum specialises in sports law and litigation, with a particular interest in football regulatory matters.
Lindsays has today announced a merger with Edinburgh-based legal practice Hadden Rankin. The merger takes effect on 28th October 2019 and will see all Hadden Rankin staff transfer to Lindsays, with no redundancies. Hadden Rankin’s founding partners – Ross Hadden and Dot Rankin &nda
Increased demand for guidance on boardroom governance has seen financial services adviser Malcolm Wood drafted in to a consultancy role with Burness Paull LLP. Mr Wood recently stepped down as group company secretary of Lloyds Banking Group. Prior to that he successfully led the in-house legal and s
Laura Dunlop QC has been named as the new President of the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland. Community safety minister Ash Denham appointed Ms Dunlop to take on the role following a recruitment exercise carried out by the Scottish government.
Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of Isla Fern, Conner McConnell, Katie McCormack, Nicola Whyte and Rachael Church as solicitors following their completion of the firm's trainee programme.
Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of senior insurance litigator Lynne Macfarlane as a director in its Scottish insurance practice. Ms Macfarlane joins DWF's insurance team from Clyde and Co, where she has spent the entire 20 years of her legal career. She has extensive experien
Stuart & Stuart Solicitors, Edinburgh, Bonnyrigg and Penicuik has announced a number of staff promotions and new appointments. Rachel Davies has been promoted to senior associate. Mrs Davies joined Stuart & Stuart’s Bonnyrigg office as an associate in September 2017 and heads the firm&
Lindsays has welcomed two new solicitors to its private client team. Amy Mayberry and Harriet Waters joined the private client team in Glasgow and Edinburgh respectively. Both advise clients on a wide variety of private client matters including the administration of executries and trusts as well as
Private client specialist George Stevenson has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a consultant, bringing more than 40 years’ expertise across the spectrum of personal legal and tax matters to the firm and its clients. Mr Stevenson, who specialises in all aspects of estate and inheritance tax pl
Construction specialist Ross Taylor has joined Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP as partner. Mr Taylor, who has headed up Taylor Law in Dunfermline for the past 10 years, will be working as part of the firm’s construction team from today, specialising in contentious construction disputes.
UK law firm TLT has elected its first new managing partner in 19 years, with corporate head John Wood winning support from the firm's partnership. Mr Wood will replace the firm's long-standing managing partner David Pester who has decided to step down at the end of his sixth term in office. Mr Wood
Burges Salmon has appointed Stuart McMillan as a partner in its banking team in Edinburgh. Prior to joining Burges Salmon, Mr McMillan was a partner at DLA Piper in Scotland, based in its Edinburgh office. He advises a wide range of banks and borrowers in project finance (including PFI/PPP and renew
A leading property lawyer has been appointed head of Pinsent Masons’ Scottish and Northern Irish operations. Katharine Hardie takes over the role of chair of Scotland and Northern Ireland from Richard Masters, 29 years to the day since she joined the firm as a trainee lawyer in 1990. She will
CMS has announced the appointment of Kenny Henderson as a partner in the litigation and arbitration practice. Mr Henderson is an English-law qualified litigator, who’s hire significantly strengthens CMS’ contentious offering in Scotland. He has spent over 15 years in London, including wi