Thorntons has appointed Heather Auld as a senior solicitor and Rebecca Ellwood as solicitor in its land and rural business team. Ms Auld, originally from Pittenweem, joins Thorntons’ team in Cupar and brings her extensive experience in property law and conveyancing.
Edinburgh-based global energy technology company Faraday Grid has appointed Nathan Fagre as general counsel. Mr Fagre joins the company following the launch of Faraday Grid’s Innovation Centre in Washington D.C. in March 2019.
Harper Macleod has been appointed to the Aberdeen City Council Framework, which is open to seven local authorities across the north of Scotland. This appointment saw the firm win a place on the new framework to advise both Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council, as well as being reappointed
TLT has grown its UK-wide corporate team with the appointment of Kirsty Smith as legal director in Glasgow, who joins from DWF. She joins Damien Bechelli, who moved to TLT as partner, also from DWF, in November 2018.
Alasdair Sutherland has joined Burness Paull LLP as head of the firm’s planning department. Mr Sutherland, currently a practising advocate, is regarded as a leading counsel for planning and environment. He was a solicitor in Burness Paull’s dispute resolution department immediately
Former Burness Paull chair, Philip Rodney, has joined the LAR Housing Trust Board as the organisation targets further growth across Scotland. Mr Rodney, a commercial litigation specialist, started his legal career with McGrigor Donald before joining boutique Glasgow firm Alexander Stone & Co, wh
Perthshire law firm Macnabs has appointed Stewart Baillie as director of property for the firm. Mr Baillie who joined the firm from Andersons in Kinross, has a wealth of legal experience advising clients on all areas including property, court, commercial and private client work.
A total of 31 members of the Faculty of Advocates have been named on a new panel of counsel in Scotland for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The appointments are for four years, and the commission has also drawn up a list of preferred providers of external legal services in England a
A member of the Faculty of Advocates has hit a six in the world of cricket umpiring. David McLean has been appointed to the ICC Development Panel of International Umpires. He becomes one of three Scotland representatives on the panel.
Ayla Iridag has been elected president of the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association, following the organisation's AGM this week. Ms Iridag is a litigation solicitor at Clyde & Co in Edinburgh and has been a member of the SYLA committee since 2016.
Pictured (L-R): Kenneth Pinkerton, Gillian Crandles, Simon Mackintosh and Jenny Younger Turcan Connell has announced the appointment of its first two legal directors, Jenny Younger and Kenneth Pinkerton, along with the promotion of other members of staff.
A lawyer specialising in major construction projects is returning to work in Aberdeen, having played a key role in the redevelopment of the Battersea Power Station in London. Iain Miller was the senior construction lawyer for Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited – the developmen
Holly Morrison has joined Duncan & McConnell Solicitors in Dundee as a trainee. Ms Morrison holds a dual qualifying LLB from the University of Dundee, where she also obtained her Diploma in Legal Practice.
North east firm Grant Smith Law Practice has announced further growth as Lisa Gregory joins the firm.
McDougall McQueen has announced the appointment of property solicitor Donald Towsey. Mr Towsey brings with him practical experience advising clients on both residential sales and purchases.