Family law expert Denise Laverty has joined Gilson Gray. Ms Laverty is a dual qualified family and divorce lawyer and accredited family law specialist with over 26 years’ experience in Scotland and England.
The Faculty of Advocates’ Jacqueline Fordyce has been elected to the board of Howard League Scotland, the independent penal reform organisation. She said: "I am delighted to have been appointed to the board of Howard League Scotland with the opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary
Thorntons has appointed Gurjit Pall as an associate in the immigration and visas team at its Edinburgh and new Glasgow office, adding further weight to its expertise in this area as Brexit uncertainly swells.
Legal and police figures have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Professor Hector MacQueen FBA FRSE, of the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to legal scholarship.
Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCCW) has appointed Callum McDonald as its new managing partner amid a period of growth for the company. Mr McDonald's appointment comes following the retirement of Keith Allan, who has amassed almost 40 years’ service with the firm, including eight years
Aberdein Considine has promoted Jennifer Matthew to associate. Ms Matthew joined Aberdein Considine’s flagship legal office in Edinburgh in April 2018 and has played a key role in the growth of the firm’s commercial litigation business across the central belt.
DWF has appointed Kevin McGlone as a partner to its expanding real estate team in Scotland. Mr McGlone joins from Brodies where he spent 14 years as a partner and specialises in the buying, selling and leasing of trading businesses in the hotel, hospitality and healthcare sectors.
Gillespie Macandrew has invested in its business through a number of significant promotions and hires over the last 12 months. As part of its overall recruitment since May 2018, the firm has added to its senior leadership team with the promotion of two new partners: Chris Gibson in the corporate tea
Alisdair Matheson, an insurance and risk partner with Brodies LLP, has been appointed president of the Insurance & Actuarial Society of Glasgow (IASG) – the first lawyer to take up the position in the body's 138-year history. The IASG is a training, mentoring and support network for profes
Brodies LLP has been appointed to advise hub South East Scotland Limited on a number of primary and secondary school projects in East Lothian, West Lothian and Edinburgh. Brodies’ infrastructure team, which includes experts in infrastructure, procurement, finance and construction, will work wi
Aberdeen firm James & George Collie LLP (incorporating Kinnear & Falconer, Stonehaven) has announced the promotion of Steven Allan to associate. Mr Allan joined the firm in February 2017 having previously worked for a number of other established local firms and has significant experience in
Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Yvonne Brady to the new role of head of diversity, development and inclusion. Ms Brady, a senior partner, is responsible for all of Shepherd and Wedderburn’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, and maximising their impact for the benefit of colleagues and
Audrey Junner, a partner at Miller Samuel Hill Brown, has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in liquor licensing law. The specialist accreditation scheme recognises solicitors who have developed expert knowledge in their field through their experience with complex cases,