Appointments

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The Scottish Arbitration Centre has launched as an administrative body. The announcement was made during ICCA 2022 Edinburgh, which the centre hosted last week. It has announced the publication of its own set arbitral rules, which seek to combine the lessons gleaned from the experience of other arbi

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Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of five newly qualified (NQ) solicitors following their completion of its two-year legal traineeship programme. The NQ solicitors will be joining the firm’s commercial property, corporate, employment, planning and residential property teams. An

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The corporate team at Shoosmiths has announced the appointment of two legal directors and two new associates across its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices. The team, led by Alison Gilson, corporate partner and head of the Edinburgh office has advised on £150 million worth of deals since January thi

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Thorntons has welcomed its new intake of trainees across its network of offices. Thirteen graduates started in September across the firm's offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Cupar, St Andrews and Perth.

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Steven Walker KC has been admitted to the Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) Panel of Arbitrators. THAC offers an easily accessible geographical and commercial position, at the heart of Asia, for high quality arbitration, ADR services, cost effective administration, fees and state of the art in pers

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Brandon Lewis has been appointed as the UK government's new justice secretary by Prime Minister Liz Truss. Mr Lewis, who was previously Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, was elected Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth in 2010 and replaces Dominic Raab.

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Morton Fraser has welcomed 11 new trainees. Bethany Reed, Connor Ewing, Dana Strain, David McBride, Erda Kollovozi, Gregor Page, Hannah Bryson, Jordan Scott, Kirsty McArthur, Natasha Grant, and Robyn Benton have all joined the firm.

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Friends Legal has acquired the biggest firm of solicitors and estate agents in East Lothian. The takeover of Garden Stirling Burnet — known as GSB — creates a business with over £7m-a-year turnover and 60 staff in six offices across Scotland. It gives Glasgow-headquartered Friends

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Anderson Strathern has reinforced its leadership team with the promotion of two new partners and six new directors. New partners Gary Burton and Robbie Wilson are leading specialists in the firm’s healthcare, public and regulatory team.

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Blackadders has welcomed a new cohort of trainees to the firm. The trainees will undertake a two-year programme working across the firm's Scottish network of offices, gaining expertise and skills in a diverse range of legal disciplines.

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Sheriff Alan Miller, a pioneer for protecting the rights of children and young people in Scotland, has been appointed to the independent board for the children’s tribunal system in Guernsey. Sheriff Miller, who has more than 30 years’ experience, previously acted as a consultant to

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Eleven new sheriffs have been appointed. Shona Gilroy, John Hamilton QC, Michael Hanlon, Paul Haran, David Harvie, Krista Johnston, Derek Livingston, Charles Lugton, John MacRitchie, David Taylor and James Varney have been appointed to the office of sheriff on the recommendation of the First Ministe

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 Pictured (L-R): Curtis Preston, Deborah O’Donnell, Stephanie Goudie and Ronan Duff A group of newly-qualified lawyers who began their training at the height of the coronavirus pandemic have secured permanent roles at Lindsays.

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James Mollison has been appointed as the new judicial complaints reviewer. The reviewer offers an "independent, impartial and free service" for anyone unhappy with the way their complaint about the conduct of a member of the judiciary – including judges, sheriffs and justices of the peace &nda

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