Macdonald Henderson has announced a number of promotions and appointments. Michael Hankinson has been promoted to director in the commercial dispute team; Fraser Morrison has been appointed commercial director and in-house legal counsel of HALO Urban Regeneration; Hilary Malone has been appoint
Eight new sheriffs have been appointed to serve the sheriffdoms of Glasgow & Strathkelvin, Grampian, Highland and Islands, North Strathclyde, South Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway and Tayside, Central & Fife. Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Paul Reid, Tony Kelly, Sara Matheson, Jose
BTO has announced the appointment of senior associate Morven Douglas and solicitor Brittany Thomas to its family law team. Ms Douglas, an accredited specialist in family law and a trained collaborative lawyer, has practised exclusively in the field of family law for 16 years.
Balfour and Manson has promoted Martin Walker to associate. Mr Walker joined Balfour and Manson in 2015 as a trainee before becoming a solicitor in the firm’s family and regulatory law teams. He mainly undertakes regulatory work acting on behalf of members of the EIS Union in referrals to the
Thorntons has appointed Morgan O’Neill as its new director of data protection services – the first role of its kind in the firm. Ms O'Neill will work within the intellectual property, technology and media team across Thorntons’ Edinburgh and Dundee offices.
Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCC&W) has announced the appointment of Gordon Wallace as an associate solicitor within the firm's commercial property team. Mr Wallace, a graduate of Aberdeen University, trained with a central belt firm before returning to Aberdeen and continuing his caree
BTO has announced that Marion Davis, a senior associate, has been appointed a member of the Edinburgh International Festival's newly remodelled board of trustees. The board now has a female majority for the first time in the festival's 73-year history.
Tony Bone Legal has moved into a new office located on platform 1, Kilmarnock Railway Station.
A dispute resolution lawyer who began her career with Thorntons as a trainee has been promoted to partner in the firm’s Dundee office. Working in the commercial dispute resolution and claims team, Lauren Rae acts for individual clients and on behalf of businesses on a broad range of commercial
Ayrshire-based Dales Solicitors LLP has announced the addition of two new solicitors to its team. Suzanne McDonald, formerly a partner with Mackinlay & Suttie, Barrhead, joins as a senior solicitor and Robert Cunningham joins as a newly qualified solicitor having completed his traineeship with M
BTO Solicitors LLP has announced that two of its associates have become solicitor advocates. This development brings the total number of solicitor advocates in the firm’s ADVantage Advocacy Service team to 20, the highest headcount in any firm in Scotland. Alistair Barbour and Debbie Reekie we
Trustpilot, a platform for companies to build trust with consumers, has announced the appointment of Carolyn Jameson as chief legal and policy officer. Ms Jameson will report to Trustpilot founder and CEO Peter Holten Mühlmann and be part of the executive leadership team.
Edinburgh-based private client firm Murray Beith Murray has announced the appointment of Bill Meldrum as a partner. Mr Meldrum, previously an associate with the firm, became a partner in its property group on 5 August.
Brodies LLP has appointed Elaine McIlroy as partner in its employment and immigration team. With more than 17 years’ experience, she joins Brodies from Weightmans LLP, where she led its UK immigration team and Scottish employment practice.
CMS has announced 22 new promotions across its three Scottish offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Alan Hughes, a senior associate in the firm’s Glasgow real estate team, and Frances Reilly, a senior associate in the energy practice in Aberdeen, have both been promoted to of counsel.