Just Employment Law has welcomed Fiona Gorry to its Glasgow team. Ms Gorry is an experienced employment solicitor having spent her entire career to date in the employment law and joins the firm as a senior solicitor.
A new judge has honoured his late mother by taking her maiden name for his title, Lord Harrower. Sean Smith QC was sworn in as a Senator of the College of Justice at a ceremony led by Lord Carloway, the Lord President in Parliament House.
John Campbell QC has been appointed as Scotland’s only representative panel arbitrator at the newly formed Court of Arbitration for Art (CafA), in The Hague, Netherlands. The court has grown out of a series of conferences and discussions within the Authentication in Art Mediation Board and the
Professor Lorne Crerar, chairman of Harper Macleod, has been presented with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) honour in an Investiture ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. Recognised as one of the leading figures in the Scottish legal profession, Professor Crerar, wh
Lord Bonomy has been appointed as the UK's judge on the United Nation's roster of judges of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. Lord Bonomy graduated from Glasgow University and practised as a solicitor from 1970 until 1983. In 1984, he was admitted to the Scottish bar and,
Holmes Mackillop has announced the promotion of Sarah Sheldon and Philip Symon to associate. Ms Sheldon continues to work in the property department in Johnstone and Mr Symon in the litigation department in Glasgow.
Harriet Donald has joined the Scottish Land Commission on secondment from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority. Ms Donald will work on proposals for Regional Land Use Partnerships across Scotland.
Ampersand Advocates' Lauren Sutherland QC has been appointed to a leading position within the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL). Ms Sutherland, who specialises in medical law, is the new head of PEOPIL’s medical negligence section.
Murray Beith Murray has announced a number of internal promotions across its asset protection and property groups. Fraser Scott, who has been with Murray Beith Murray since 2015, has been promoted from senior solicitor to associate. He works in the firm’s asset protection group and specialises
Lindsays' private client team in Dundee has welcomed Harriet Grant, who has recently joined the firm as a solicitor from Burness Paull. Ms Grant deals with a wide variety of private client matters including the administration of executries and the drafting of wills and powers of attorney.
Gilson Gray has expanded into Tayside with a new Dundee office. Located on South Tay Street, the Dundee team will be providing the firm's full range of services, from legal and property services to financial advice.
TLT has expanded its international trade team with the appointment of EU, regulatory and trade expert Ayla Skene as of counsel. Ms Skene has spent time in Canada and has experience advising clients internationally. Ms Skene brings expertise in subsidies, competition, public procurement and public la
Natalie Mortimer has joined Aberdein Considine as the head of compliance for the lender services practice group. Ms Mortimer has come to the firm from Virgin Money where she was head of risk, compliance and quality. She brings over 15 years’ experience in a range of risk-related roles in finan