Appointments

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Jacqueline Moore has been promoted to partner at Thorntons. Ms Moore joined the Thorntons employment and immigration team in February 2023 and has quickly made her mark on the firm, driving growth of the specialist team, and positively impacting individual and business clients.

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Gilson Gray has announced its annual promotions. Rob McGregor has become head of estate agency at Gilson Gray’s burgeoning property division, while Callum Sutherland now leads new business and home-buying at the firm’s residential conveyancing arm.

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Mackinlay & Suttie Solicitors, of Barrhead and the surrounding areas, has now become part of MM Legal. Under the new arrangement, Matt Lynch will join MM Legal as a director, bringing with him a team of five who specialise in wills, estates and succession planning and residential conveyancing. T

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Clyde & Co has announced the promotion of Alison Tyler to partner as part of its 2024 promotions round. Ms Tyler has been with the firm since 2011, following the merger with Simpson & Marwick, where she trained. She has 15 years’ experience in representing insurer, commercial and publi

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CMS has announced the appointment of Sally Clark to its team in Scotland. Ms Clark joins the firm’s disputes resolution practice in the role of of counsel to support its UK and international client base.

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Digby Brown Solicitors has appointed three new partners. Fern Mapp takes her position with the foreign & travel team in Edinburgh – she is renowned for helping people in complex and high-profile matters like international offshore incidents and the Clutha helicopter disaster.

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Brodies LLP has added to its private client disputes practice with the appointment of Richard Pike as partner. Ranked Band 1 in Chambers High Net Worth Guide for Private Wealth Disputes, he has more than 17 years' experience in practice, specialising in private client disputes with English law and c

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Tracey Mulholland has been appointed as the new vice president of the Scottish Solicitors' Bar Association. Ms Mulholland, who is well known to the criminal bar for her hard work and tenacity as the current president of the Glasgow Bar Association, said: "I am delighted to be appointed as vice

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Thorntons partner Scott Milne has been appointed as a deputy lieutenant for the County of Angus. This role is deputy to the Lord-Lieutenant of Angus, who is the representative of the Crown in Angus.

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Yvonne Evans, a senior lecturer in law at University of Dundee, has been elected chair of the the Law Society of Scotland Board of Examiners, succeeding Richard Whitecross. The board oversees the assessment of lawyers re-qualifying into Scotland, as well as setting the Law Society professi

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Bruce Langlands has been appointed as the next director of training and education at the Faculty of Advocates and will take up his new post in July this year. “It is part of the collegiate nature of Faculty that we all seek to help one another,” said Mr Langlands. “My main aim in t

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His Majesty The King, on the recommendation of the first minister, has appointed Sheriff Andrew Cubie, Kirsty Hood KC, Ronnie Renucci KC and Morag Ross KC as senators of the College of Justice. They will take up appointment on 17th June 2024. In addition, the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

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Edinburgh Law School's Professor James Harrison has been appointed as a member of the board of NatureScot. A professor of environmental law, his academic work focuses on the way in which law contributes to promoting a cleaner and healthier environment for all, and he has a particular interest in the

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Michelle Macleod has been re-appointed as the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC), the independent police scrutiny body. Her reappointment will commence on 17 August. The PIRC conducts independent investigations into serious incidents involving the police and independent scrutiny of

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Holmes Mackillop has recruited Fraser Pennie to its litigation and dispute resolution team. Mr Pennie trained and qualified with Falkirk firm Russel + Aitken where he gained experience of a variety of civil litigation.

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