Blackadders LLP has grown its private client team with a number of new appointments across the firm's Glasgow and Edinburgh offices. Five new lawyers have joined the team in the past two months. Karen Phillips joined the firm as a partner in the Edinburgh office in December with a task to build the
Thorntons has opened a new Glasgow office. The 7,200sq ft office will be able to host more than 60 desks – double the headcount of the existing team of almost 30 people.
Lindsays has welcomed Lauren McGhie, a new solicitor, who has joined the firm's private client team in Glasgow. She has experience assisting clients with a variety of private client matters including powers of attorney and wills. She also has experience in dealing with executry administration for bo
Plexus Law has announced the appointment of Bobby Murray to the casualty & personal injury team. Mr Murray, who brings 10 years’ experience in Scottish casualty litigation, will join as an associate partner in the Edinburgh office.
Private client lawyer Lisa Law has joined Ledingham Chalmers as partner in Inverness. She is one of only 10 solicitors accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in incapacity and mental disability law — and the only one based in the Highlands.
Three solicitors at McCash & Hunter have been promoted to partner. Fiona McNaughton, Samantha Lamond and Kenneth McKay have all begun 2023 in their new roles.
Pinsent Masons has appointed Edinburgh-based solicitor advocate Jim Cormack KC as head of its risk advisory services (RAS) group. Mr Cormack succeeds Glasgow-based Laura Cameron, who on taking on the role seven years ago was Pinsent Masons’ first female group head and first female board member
Aberdein Considine has strengthened its lender services practice group (LSPG) with the appointment of a new partner. Zarvin Vandrewala has been appointed a partner in the firm’s banking litigation team and he will be working with clients across the UK.
Blackadders has appointed Annie Fleming to the newly created role of chief financial officer. Ms Fleming will have responsibility for all the financial actions of the firm including ensuring compliance with the Law Society of Scotland Account rules, billing and credit control, cashflow manageme
Chala McKenna, an environmental lawyer at Davidson Chalmers Stewart, has been awarded chartered status with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). She joins her colleague Laura Tainsh, a partner at the commercial law firm, to become only the second Scottish solicitor to achieve this
McGovern Reid has opened a new office in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow.
Lawyer Shalinay Raghavan has been appointed as "non-executive whistleblowing champion member" of The State Hospitals Board for Scotland. Miss Raghavan has a keen interest in mental health, staff well-being and good organisational governance. She is currently head of employment law at the Scottish go
Edward Hunter, a partner in Burness Paull’s corporate finance team, has been recognised as a rising star in an industry benchmark. The Lawyer’s annual Hot 100 list, which it describes as “the crème de la crème of the legal world”, features “the most daring
Sheriff Principal Craig Turnbull has been appointed as a senator of the College of Justice in one of a number of judicial appointments made by His Majesty The King on the recommendation of the first minister. The new judge will take up post on 17 May 2023.
One of Scotland’s leading commercial real estate lawyers has joined Aberdein Considine. Chris Richardson – a commercial property practitioner with almost 20 years’ experience – has left Anderson Strathern to join Aberdein Considine as head of commercial real estate for Englan