Three appointments at Balfour and Manson

Balfour and Manson has announced three appointments to its Edinburgh office.

Published 22 April 2021

Addleshaw Goddard makes Jan Gruter partner

Jan Gruter has been promoted to partner at Addleshaw Goddard in Glasgow.

Published 21 April 2021

Caroline Carr joins small group of employment law experts

BTO Solicitors LLP has announced that Caroline Carr, partner and head of the firm’s employment law team, has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law for the fifth consecutive time in her career, having first received the accreditation in 2001. 

Published 21 April 2021

Leann Brown joins private client team at Lindsays

Lindsays has expanded its private client team with the appointment of Leann Brown.

Published 21 April 2021

Dr Borg-Barthet appointed to European Commission Expert Group Against SLAPP

Aberdeen University's Dr Justin Borg-Barthet has been appointed to the European Commission's Expert Group Against SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation).

Published 21 April 2021

New recruits for Esson & Aberdein

New law firm Esson & Aberdein has taken on two new recruits.

Published 20 April 2021

New law firm MCM launches in Glasgow

Four solicitors have combined to establish a new legal firm based in Glasgow city centre. 

Published 19 April 2021

Anderson Strathern hires European dealmaker Max Scharbert

Anderson Strathern has hired European dealmaker Max Scharbert as a director in its corporate practice. Mr Scharbert is a former partner at Rooney Nimmo and is the longstanding chairman of the German British Chamber of Industry & Commerce in Scotland, and is qualified in German, English and Scots law – the only such triple-qualified corporate lawyer in Scotland.

Published 15 April 2021

MTM Defence Lawyers appoints Andrew Seggie amid spike in domestic abuse cases

Criminal firm MTM Defence Lawyers has appointed a new senior solicitor as it sees an upsurge in domestic abuse cases, which now account for around 33 per cent of its caseload.

Published 15 April 2021

Double promotion at Lindsays

Lindsays has promoted Louise Norris and Rachel Holt to the respective roles of partner and associate.

Published 14 April 2021

David Welsh joins Exchequer Chambers

David Welsh has joined Exchequer Chambers, having completed his pupillage under barrister Harry Hodgkin of Clerksroom.

Published 14 April 2021

Restorative and criminal justice expert Professor Tim Chapman joins Strathclyde

An eminent academic is to join the University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Law, Crime & Justice as a visiting professor.

Published 14 April 2021

Insolvency expert Yvonne Brady joins Morton Fraser

Morton Fraser has appointed one of Scotland’s most respected restructuring and insolvency lawyers, Yvonne Brady, as head of strategy for restructuring and insolvency. 

Published 13 April 2021

CMS announces five new partner promotions in Scotland

CMS has announced five new partner promotions in Scotland.

Published 13 April 2021

Harper Macleod announces eight new partners

Harper Macleod LLP has announced eight new partners as it emerges strongly from a financial year dominated by the pandemic.

Published 7 April 2021