Appointments

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Jones Whyte has announced the promotion of Phulah Pall to associate and head of immigration. Mr Pall studied law at the University of Stirling, graduating with honours. After completing his diploma, he started his traineeship with a well-established Glasgow criminal firm in 2013 and became a qualifi

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The Scottish FA has confirmed the appointment of Andrew Phillips as compliance officer. Mr Phillips replaces Clare Whyte and will begin his new role on 1 March. He joins from Jones Whyte Law, where he has been practising as a solicitor advocate in criminal and regulatory defence.

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Following an election among four candidates, Faculty members have chosen Stephen O’Rourke QC to be the new Keeper of the Library, replacing Mungo Bovey QC, who stepped down as a Faculty office-bearer after serving in the role for more than 12 years. The Keeper is responsible for the Advocates

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Aberdein Considine has made a number of promotions across the firm. Six lawyers have been promoted to the position of senior solicitor in addition to a promotion to associate level.

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Catherine Smith has joined Compass Chambers. Ms Smith has extensive experience in reparation and public law and specialises in personal injury, clinical negligence and judicial review.

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Lord Glennie, vice chairman of the board of the Scottish Arbitration Centre, has been appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) courts. The DIFC courts are an independent English language common law judiciary, based in the DIFC with jurisdiction gove

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Faryma Bahrami has returned to full-time practice at Terra Firma Chambers, having spent three years working as an investment professional at Baillie Gifford. Ms Bahrami called to the bar in 2015 having previously held the position of assistant public solicitor on the British Overseas Territory

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Five new partner promotions at Burness Paull signal the legal brand’s confidence in future growth after delivering a strong performance through 2020.  The five are drawn from three of the firm’s strongest performing divisions. 

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Tayside legal and estate agency firm Miller Hendry has announced three promotions and a new appointment at its Perth and Dundee offices. Lindsay Kirkwood has been promoted to associate in the private client team in Dundee, while Michael Johnston and Samera Ali have been promoted to senior solicitors

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Edinburgh property lawyer Andrew Diamond has been appointed as the new chairman of ESPC. Mr Diamond, a partner and head of residential property at Lindsays, has worked in the residential property sector for nearly three decades and has been a non-executive director of ESPC for more than five years.

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Gilson Gray has announced the appointment of Calum Crighton, co-founder of Lex Energy, as a partner in its corporate practice. Mr Crighton joins the partnership with 15 years of commercial law experience, primarily focused on upstream oil and gas and the associated supply chain. Prior to co-founding

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Lesley Weber has been appointed to the Scottish Sentencing Council as its new victims expert member. Ms Weber, who is the head of effective practice at the Risk Management Authority (RMA), is a qualified social worker specialising in children and families, domestic abuse and violence against women a

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Andrew McConnell has been made a director at DWF in Glasgow. Mr McConnell acts exclusively for professional indemnity insurance clients and regularly handles high value, complex claims giving advice on all matters concerning liability, causation and quantum.

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MacRoberts has bolstered its employment team in Edinburgh with the appointment of senior associate Kenny Scott, who joins from Shoosmiths. Mr Scott is an experienced employment lawyer who advises both commercial clients and individuals on the full range of employment issues, including tribunal claim

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