Michael Vaughan has been promoted to senior associate at MacRoberts LLP. A member of the commercial dispute resolution team in Edinburgh, he is experienced in a wide range of contentious matters and regularly acts for companies, insurers, public bodies and private individuals in proceedings within t
Mitchells Robertson has announced that four of its current associates, Allyson Gilchrist, Joyce Moss, Laura Schiavone, and Heather Warnock, have been elected to the firm's partnership. Ms Gilchrist, Ms Schiavone, and Ms Warnock will take up their roles as directors in Mitchells Roberton's priva
Macnabs has announced the promotion of Alan Roughead and Stewart Baillie to partner. Mr Roughead, who joined the firm in 2017, heads up the private client team, advising clients on a variety of issues including the preparation of wills, estate planning, asset protection and executry a
Blackadders LLP has announced the appointment of nine new trainees. Each of the new trainees will go through four seat rotations in different areas of the business for placements of six months so they can learn and develop a range of legal skills.
Gilson Gray has appointed Lindsay Darroch as partner and head of Gilson Gray's Dundee office. Mr Darroch joins the firm with 27 years' experience and specialises in all aspects of property law including real estate, residential sales and purchases on behalf of individuals, developers, lenders and pr
Fraser Tait has been appointed private client solicitor at Charles Wood & Son, Kirkcaldy, while Dionne Brady has completed her traineeship with the firm and has become a solicitor within its civil court department. Mr Tait, formerly of BTO in Edinburgh, brings considerable experience t
The Faculty of Advocates' Laura Thomson has been named as junior counsel to the Sheku Bayoh public inquiry. Last week, it was announced that Angela Grahame QC had been appointed senior counsel to the inquiry, which will begin later this year, chaired by retired judge Lord Bracadale.
Lord Justice Stephens has been appointed to the Supreme Court. 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.
A Scottish solicitor and retired RAF wing commander legal officer is to establish a boutique legal practise dedicated to serving the needs of his former Armed Forces colleagues. ARMS Legal Services WS will be led by Wing Commander Allan R M Steele WS RAF (Retd), who served in the RAF for almost 17 y
Lanarkshire Community Law Centre has expanded its EU Citizens Support Project with the appointment of immigration solicitor Filip Angelov. The EU Citizens Support Project is funded by the Scottish government through Citizens Advice Scotland, and provides legal advice and support to EU citizens secur
Burness Paull has added a quartet of high-profile new partners to its ranks to help businesses navigate through the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hazel Moffat, who was previously at DLA Piper, will lead a new public law and regulatory division at the firm. Ms Moffat is a highly skilled and experi
Law At Work (LAW), a firm which specialises in employment law, HR, and health and safety, has promoted two members of staff in its employment law Team. Heather Maclean, who joined the firm nine years ago, will now head up its knowledge development function as she moves from associate solicitor to se
Compass Chambers has announced the appointment of Angela Grahame QC as senior counsel to the Sheku Bayoh Public Inquiry. The inquiry will be chaired by Lord Bracadale and it will examine the circumstances of the death of Sheku Bayoh, who died in police custody on 3 May 2015.
Dallas McMillan Solicitors has announced the appointment of Rosslyn Milligan as a senior associate in the firm’s private client department. Ms Milligan is joined at the firm by three new trainee solicitors, Kirsty Adams, Erin Doherty and Liam Mackay, all of whom commenced their traineeships wi