Appointments

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The Home Secretary has appointed lawyer Fraser Sampson as the government’s new independent Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner. Mr Sampson, who took up his post on 1 March, will promote compliance with the Surveillance Camera Code and rules on police use of DNA and fingerprints.

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Nicola Buchanan has joined Scullion LAW as a senior associate. Ms Buchanan has been practising exclusively in the field of family law since 2005. She specialises in divorce, financial provision, cohabitation, contact/residence disputes and relocation cases as well as the preparation and negotiation

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BTO has appointed Gregor Mitchell as head of its private client team based in Edinburgh to further enhance the firm’s legal services provided to individuals. A recognised expert in private client law, he brings over 30 years of experience advising individuals in relation to wills, trusts, esta

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Lady Justice Rose will join the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on 13 April, it has been announced. Her Majesty The Queen made the appointment on the advice of the Prime Minister and Lord Chancellor, following the recommendations of an independent selection commission.

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Allan McDougall Solicitors has appointed Alice Bowman as a solicitor in its employment law team in Edinburgh. Prior to joining Allan McDougall Solicitors, she trained and qualified at a firm specialising in employment law. She came to the legal industry late, having previously worked in the area of

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Gilson Gray has acquired East Lothian-based Practical Legal Solutions.  As part of the deal, Gill Maclean, the former owner of Practical Legal Solutions, will join Gilson Gray as a consultant in its real estate practice. The firm is currently in the process of onboarding Practical Legal Solutio

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DWF has appointed Ann Frances Cooney as partner in its employment practice in Glasgow. Ms Cooney joins DWF from Addleshaw Goddard where she was a legal director and head of the Glasgow employment team. At DWF, she will lead the employment practice in Scotland.

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Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has appointed Clare Lamond as a managing associate. Previously at DWF, she has over 25 years' experience advising clients on all aspects of real estate work in Scotland.

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Law At Work (LAW) has welcomed four new trainees to its employment law team. Reece Ashmore, Sarah Fairley, Zoe Kerr and David Mitchell commenced their traineeships with LAW last month.

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Bruce Erroch QC has been appointed to the office of sheriff in the Sheriffdom of North Strathclyde, based at Paisley Sheriff Court and will take up office on 1 May. He graduated LLB (Hons) from the University of Glasgow in 1989. He was a solicitor until 1997 and was admitted to the Faculty of Advoca

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Balfour and Manson has promoted Adelle Walker to senior associate and Lauren Smith to associate. Ms Walker joined the firm in April 2019 as an associate, before which she was a senior solicitor with Digby Brown and a solicitor with Thorntons. She has significant experience in personal inju

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Immigration specialist John Vassiliou has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn amid rising demand from clients for business and personal immigration advice following the UK’s departure from the European Union. Mr Vassiliou, who joins the firm from McGill & Co, where he was a partner, brings 10 y

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The Legal Services Agency (LSA) has welcomed four new trustees: Grant Carson, Kirstie Cusick, Mhairi Reid and Peter Beckett. Mr Carson is currently director of housing and employment services at for Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living and has devoted his career to addressing discrimination and disad

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