Appointments

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Seven Scottish solicitors have been introduced to court at a ceremony at Parliament House today. Their introduction to court means the new solicitor advocates will now have extended rights of audience to appear in the High Court and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

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Fallon Spencer has joined Esson & Aberdein as head of corporate property services. Ms Spencer, who joins the firm from from McVey & Murricane, will cover work across Scotland from Esson & Aberdein’s new Glasgow office.

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MBM Commercial has appointed Stephen Hart in a new role – head of fintech and financial services. He will provide specialist advice to fintechs, funds and investors. Mr Hart joins MBM after six years with Medici Legal, a specialist fintech practice he founded. He has experience in authorisatio

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Blackadders appointed Tabatha Gullikson to its newly created communications and business development director role. She is responsible for driving communication throughout Blackadders and delivering business development opportunities.

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Lord Hodge has been appointed Lord High Commissioner to the 2022 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. The Supreme Court justice said he is "delighted and honoured" to have been chosen by Her Majesty The Queen as her personal representative at the annual event.

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David Ridley and Alison Woods have joined the Aberdeen Law Project's board. Mr Ridley, a corporate finance associate at Womble Bond Dickinson and former student member of the project, and Alison Woods, a partner and co-head of the UK employment team at CMS, will be taking up their positions with imm

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Harper Macleod has bolstered its immigration expertise with the appointment of one of the UK’s leading practitioners, as it anticipates increasing demand for immigration advice from both companies and individuals. Ashley Fleming joins the firm as a senior associate from Bindmans in London. She

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Gibson Kerr has made a number of appointments and promotions. Nadine Martin, who joined the firm in 2021 as a senior associate, has been promoted to legal director, which coincides with her being certified by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in trauma-informed practice.

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Mrs Justice Eady has been appointed president of the Employment Appeal Tribunal. She took up the post earlier this month and succeeds Mr Justice Choudhury who stood down from the role on 31 December 2021 having served three years as president.

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Shoosmiths has announced the recruitment of four senior hires, two associates and a support lawyer in its teams in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Simon Dawes has joined the firm as a legal director in Edinburgh while Simon Mayberry has joined the employment team as a senior associate. Angela Robertson has a

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Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie has announced a string of appointments and promotions. The firm has welcomed Vicki Provan, a former partner at the firm, who has taken on the role of commercial property consultant. Amen Chaudry has also joined the commercial property team as solicitor. &nb

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The committee members for the Faculty of Advocates' new Junior Bar Association have been elected. President Antonia Welsh is joined by Cameron Smith as vice president, Amy Donachie as secretary and Emma Boffey as devils' representative. Fergus Whyte, Valentina Mori, Ayla Iridag and Emily Bradbury ha

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Ian Bowie has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a partner, bringing to the firm and its clients more than 25 years’ expertise advising on real estate projects, with a particular focus on energy and natural resources. Renowned for his technical skills and client focus, Mr Bowie supports clients

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Solicitor Nadhia Ahmad-Ali has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of Scottish Ballet. Ms Ahmad-Ali was recently made head of legal for Europe at UnitedHealthcare, part of the UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 500 company. Before this, she worked at The Weir Group PLC and Cigna, wher

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