Appointments

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Davidson Chalmers Stewart has appointed two senior lawyers to its environment, waste and renewables team. Steven McAllister has joined the team as an associate, having previously worked at the world's largest independent renewable energy company, Renewable Energy Systems. Mr McAllister has a wealth

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Thorley Stephenson SSC has announced the appointment of Emma Murdoch as a trainee at the firm. Ms Murdoch will join the family team and will work alongside Nyree Conway, director, and Lesley Turner, associate.

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Joyce Horsman is to take up the role of principal solicitor at Dundee North Law Centre at the end of this month as Peter Kinghorn retires. Ms Horsman will be joining from Fife Law Centre. She qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and has worked at the Scottish government, Shelter Scotland the Scottish Co

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Sarah Stewart, a senior solicitor in the private client team at Harper Macleod, has received a clean sweep of top awards from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).  Ms Stewart was recently awarded the Worldwide Excellence Award in the STEP Advanced Certificate in Taxation of Tru

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Highland Perthshire law firm, J. & H. Mitchell W.S., has announced that partner Sarah Brown has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in charity law. Currently, there are only nine other accredited charity law specialists in Scotland.

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LawCare has appointed a new chair to its board of trustees. Andrew Caplen replaces outgoing chair Bronwen Still as of this month. Mr Caplen is a solicitor, notary public and a former president of the Law Society of England and Wales. He has written and spoken widely on a range of justice and legal i

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