Appointments

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Terra Firma Chambers’ Julius Komorowski has been appointed by the Judicial Appointments Commission as a salaried tribunal judge (Immigration and Asylum Chamber). Mr Komorowski called to the bar in 2008 where he established an extensive practice involving regular appearances against the UK gove

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The new Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Advocates is Roddy Dunlop QC. Mr Dunlop was the sole nomination to succeed Angela Grahame QC, who stepped down after three-and-a-half years in office.

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Emma Toner of Compass Chambers has been appointed editor of Session Cases, the Scottish Council of Law Reporting (SCLR) has announced. Ms Toner, who had been deputy editor since 2016, succeeds Julius Komorowski, who has become a tribunal judge.

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Anderson Strathern has appointed Jemma Richardson as a director in its residential property team following growth in business. Ms Richardson joins the firm from Simpson & Marwick. She’ll work alongside the head of residential property, Sara Jalicy, and head of East Lothian operations, Grah

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A Scots law student is set to spend the summer working with a death row project in America. Iain Mathieson, who graduated from Dundee University in 2018, will be working with the Arizona Capital Representation Project as a caseworker, assisting the organisation in its death penalty litigation work.

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Stirling solicitor Ken Dalling has today been confirmed as the Law Society of Scotland president for 2021-22. Mr Dalling will be appointed as the Law Society’s vice president on 31 May 2020 before taking up the reins as president next year. He was first elected as a Law Society Council me

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Aneta Hologa has joined Munro & Noble's financial services team. Mary Nimmo, partner, said: “Munro and Noble are reporting increased demand in 2020 for our financial services advice, and as such we are delighted to announce the expansion of the Munro & Noble financial team.

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A sixth member of the family law team at Balfour and Manson has been accredited as a specialist in the field by the Law Society of Scotland. Jamie Foulis joins colleagues Shona Smith, Linda Walker, Iain Thomson, Kirsten Knight and Anne McTaggart, who have already been recognised for their skill in f

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Harper Macleod has recruited Peter McLuckie, formerly legal and compliance director at Baxters Food Group, as a senior associate in its Elgin office. Mr McLuckie, a corporate lawyer with specialist knowledge of the food & drink sector, had a long career as an in-house adviser at the highest leve

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Lord Hodge has been appointed Deputy President of the Supreme Court, meaning the UK's two most senior judges are Scottish. Her Majesty The Queen made the appointment on the advice of the Prime Minister and Lord Chancellor, following the recommendation of an independent selection commission.

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Katherine Irvine has joined Lindsays’ employment team in Edinburgh. Ms Irvine has a wealth of both advisory and advocacy experience, advising a variety of clients involved in sectors from hospitality and leisure, third sector and technology to transport, construction and education.

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CMS has announced the appointment of Julie Devlin, who joins the firm’s finance practice group as an of counsel. She will be based in Glasgow. Ms Devlin joins from Dentons, bringing a wealth of experience in the specialist area of regulated credit and hire. She began her career in 1991 as a tr

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Aberdein Considine has appointed a new partner and senior associate. Gemma Perfect, who is based at the firm’s flagship headquarters in Aberdeen, has been promoted from associate to partner in the commercial real estate team. Ms Perfect joined Aberdein Considine as a trainee solicitor in 2007

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Tayside-based Miller Hendry has started the New Year with the promotion of three key staff members. Mhairi Cage, based in the Perth office, and Julie Darroch, based in the Crieff office, have been promoted to senior associate, while Lindsay Kirkwood, based in the Dundee office, has been promote

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