Specialist debt recovery firm Yuill+Kyle, part of the MacRoberts Group, has appointed Denise Loney as its new managing director. She succeeds industry expert Stephen Cowan, who will remain as a consultant to help with the transition.
Simpson & Marwick’s David Coutts has become dual accredited in both family and child law by the Law Society of Scotland. The accolade is a recognition of a solicitor’s proven specialist knowledge and is designed to help the public identify experts in each area of law, particularly in
Pictured (L-R): Michael McLaughlin, head of employment law for Shoosmiths in Scotland, Fiona Cameron, banking partner and Barry McKeown, real estate partner and head of the Glasgow office. Shoosmiths will move into its new c.5000sq ft of leased office space at The Garment Factory on Montrose Street
Macleod and MacCallum has welcomed newly qualified solicitors Rory Carson and Gemma Johnston to its residential conveyancing and family law teams. The new starts both gained their law degrees and diplomas in legal practice at Aberdeen University before returning to Inverness, where each secured
Thorntons has welcomed 10 newly qualified solicitors across five of its offices this September, following a two year traineeship. Among the recruits are six appointments in Edinburgh: Thea Pock in family; Cameron Mathieson in wills, trusts and succession; Charlotte Parker Smith in corporate; Kerri M
MHD Law LLP has welcomed Julia Fletcher and Robert Dougall as trainees to the firm. Ms Fletcher studied Law and European Legal Studies at the University of Aberdeen and completed a year abroad at Maastricht University. She obtained her diploma at the University of Strathclyde before joining MHD Law
Integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West LLP has launched a Scottish practice. The firm’s presence in Scotland will be spearheaded by former DLA Piper banking and finance partner David Morton, assisted by former Fenwick Elliott construction partner Jonathan More as business growth director
Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced the promotion of 12 solicitors to associate and 16 associates to senior associate. Gabby Ives, Craig Brodie and Scarlett Leigh have been promoted to associate in the firm's property team, while Abby Doig and Lucy Mulreany have become associates in the banking an
Siobhan Kelly has joined Miller Samuel Hill Brown Solicitors (MSHB) in Glasgow, where she will head up the family law department. Bringing over 25 years’ experience in family law and 33 years as a solicitor, Ms Kelly has conducted many high-value financial provision divorce and breakdown of co
Laura McCallum has been appointed general counsel of Aberdeen Football Club. She joins the club from Dundee United FC where she previously held the post of head of football administration and legal affairs, overseeing all legal and football regulatory matters.
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has announced a number of promotions across its offices in Scotland. Planning expert Nicola Martin, who is based in Edinburgh, is stepping up to the role of partner. Ms Martin, who is dual-qualified, specialises in advising on residential and renewable energy pro