Gildeas has acquired Fulton’s Solicitors and Estate Agents. The existing Gildeas conveyancing practice will merge with Fulton’s, which will continue trading as a separate entity from its two customer-facing units in Mount Florida and Clarkston.
Morton Fraser has appointed Stephen Clark as senior associate to its corporate law team. Mr Clark brings 12 years’ experience in corporate law to Morton Fraser and is dual-qualified in English and Scots law. Practising across a range of corporate law disciplines with a particular focus on equi
Ledingham Chalmers has announced seven promotions — including two at partner level — in its Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Stirling offices. The firm said these promotions, effective from 6 April, are in line with its continuing focus on growth in sectors including rural, commercial proper
Dentons has announced the promotion of 25 new partners from the UK and Europe, including three in Scotland. Edinburgh-based Donald Smith and Glasgow-based Craig Kennedy and Alison Weatherhead have all been made partners in the latest promotions round.
Perthshire law firm Macnabs has announced the promotion of two members of staff as it opens a new office in Blairgowrie. Alan Roughead, who joined the firm from MacRoberts in October 2017, has been promoted to director and will head up the private client department.
Thea Jackson has joined Urquharts in Edinburgh as an associate after working for over 12 years at Turcan Connell’s Edinburgh office, latterly as an associate. She trained and practised in Glasgow, qualifying as a solicitor in 2006.
The Aberdeen Law Project has announced the promotion of Martyna Proczek to the position of student director. Ms Proczek, 20, a third-year law student, is succeeding Lauren Frame as the project’s ninth student director.
BTO Solicitors LLP has appointed David Gibson as its new chairman, succeeding Alan Borthwick. As part of BTO’s new management structure, the firm has also announced its first chief operating officer. Mr Gibson said: "It is a great privilege to be appointed chairman of BTO. I would like to than
Morton Fraser has made three appointments to its construction team through the recruitment of a team of contentious and non-contentious construction specialists. Sandra Cassels will be joining the firm as a partner whilst Julie Scott-Gilroy and Caroline Earnshaw will join as associates.
Davidson Chalmers partner Laura Tainsh has been selected by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to join its forthcoming trade mission to Nigeria. She is the only Scotland-based lawyer joining 18 of her peers from English law firms and chambers at the three-day ‘Legal Services are GREAT’ missio
Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCCW) has increased its Stonehaven presence through the acquisition of local law firm Connons of Stonehaven (Connons). Naomi Mearns, partner and Stonehaven branch principal at RCCW, will be working closely with Scott Rennie, associate solicitor at Connons, to sp
Shoosmiths has announced three new appointments to its real estate team in Edinburgh. Gillian Ralph, previously a partner with Macnabs LLP in Perth has been appointed as a senior associate within the 20-strong team led by real estate partner, Steve Dougherty.
Morton Fraser has been appointed to a new panel to provide legal services in Scotland for a self-invested personal pension, Your Future SIPP, administered by Curtis Banks. The appointment also extends to the servicing of some legacy Curtis Bank’s products, to include those operated b
Davidson Chalmers partner Laura Irvine has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in freedom of information and data protection law, making her just the second Scottish lawyer in private practice to achieve the standard. The Law Society accreditation recognises solicitors who