Appointments

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Peter Braid installed today as a senator of the College of Justice at a ceremony held in Parliament House, where social distancing was observed. Lord Braid was installed before a bench of two judges, the Lord President, Lord Carloway, and the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian.

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Vicky Fox has been appointed the next chief executive of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, taking over from Mark Ormerod CB, who retires in September. Ms Fox is currently the director of regulation and insight at the Independent Parliamentary St

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Blackadders LLP has announced a number of promotions across its offices. The promotions, which take immediate effect, include John Dargie's to legal director in Aberdeen. Mr Dargie joined the firm in 2013 and was made associate solicitor last year. A member of the private client team, he has ex

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Lord Burrows has been sworn in as a Supreme Court justice in a small ceremony in the court’s library. He recited the judicial oath in front of the court's president, Lord Reed. All the other justices tuned in to the session remotely.

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The Access to Justice Foundation has announced the appointment of Laurence Harris as chairman of its board of trustees. He will take over from out-going chair, Lord Goldsmith QC, who will step down at the end of 2020 after 12 years. Mr Harris is currently a partner at international law firm Cooley L

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Vice-Dean of Faculty, Roddy Dunlop QC has joined 4 Pump Court chambers in London as he expands his practice to include England. Mr Dunlop, of Axiom Advocates in Scotland, is the only Scottish silk ranked in eight practice areas by Chambers UK, and is ranked as the star individual for commercial

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Ampersand Advocates has welcomed Jenny Nicholson back to practice, following maternity leave. “A strong negotiator who has achieved fantastic results for clients” (Legal 500 2020 edition), she acts for both pursuers and defenders in a wide range of civil litigation and is ranke

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Former Attorney General for England and Wales Dominic Grieve QC will be a visiting professor in law at Goldsmiths, University of London, it has been announced. Throughout his career as a barrister and politician, Mr Grieve has worked at the intersection between the law and politics and taken a parti

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Addleshaw Goddard (AG) has recruited two new partners to join its infrastructure projects & energy practice (IPE). Suzanne Moir, a former partner at DWF, joins today and will be based in Edinburgh. Martin Stewart-Smith, based in London, joined in April from the London office of Bracewell LLP.

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Perth-based solicitor Amanda Millar has taken up the Law Society of Scotland's presidential reins, while Stirling-based Ken Dalling becomes the new vice president. Ms Miller thanked her predecessor John Mulholland for rising to the challenges of the past year with collaborative care and enthusi

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Ampersand has welcomed Carla Fraser and Dominic Scullion the stable. Both come to the bar having previously been solicitor advocates, with a wealth of experience between them. Ms Fraser was admitted as a solicitor in 2004 and became a solicitor advocate in 2014. She came to the bar from Clyde &

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Arnot Manderson Advocates has welcomed Kenny Cloggie, Andrew Crosbie and Charles Oliver to the stable. Mr Cloggie calls to the bar having previously qualified as a solicitor-advocate. He holds qualifications in forensic medicine and advanced advocacy (National Institute for Trial Advocacy). He was a

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Jon Kiddie has joined Terra Firma Chambers, having being admitted to the bar on Friday. Prior to calling, Mr Kiddie spent almost two decades in private practice, latterly as a solicitor advocate. He was head of civil litigation at Legal Services Agency in Glasgow, and principal solicitor a

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