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Brodies LLP has added to its family practice with the appointment of Jacqueline Stroud, who joins the firm as a partner. Ms Stroud, who has more than 30 years' experience in family law, will be based in Brodies' Edinburgh office. Whilst specialising in financial provision work, and in mediation &nda

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Brodies LLP has announced the appointment of seven new partners and the relocation of its Highlands office to Inverness. Aberdeen and Highlands-based family lawyers Susie Mountain and Sarah Lilley step up to partner level, while Ryan Bowie and Stuart Murray become the firm's newest Glasgow-based par

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Lawyers in the family law practice at Brodies LLP have received five new accreditations from the Law Society of Scotland. Sarah Lilley and Rachael Noble have become accredited specialists in family law mediation while Donna McKay has become an accredited specialist in child law. Ms Noble and Ga

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Amy Pairman discusses restrictions on rebated fuels and construction contracts. Despite the concerns raised by many trade bodies, from 1 April 2022 the government has restricted which sectors can use rebated diesel (known as red diesel) and some rebated biofuels. The result being that it is now ille

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Brodies LLP partners Lucy McCann and Elaine Petterson have launched a Scottish network of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). The IWIRC Scotland Network, which became IWIRC's 51st network last month, will hold in-person events in Edinburgh and Glasgow to con

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Christine O’Neill QC, chairman of Brodies LLP, has been re-elected to serve a fourth consecutive term in the role. First elected to the position of chairman in 2013, she plays an integral role in the firm’s business planning and governance and will continue to represent the partnership i

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Brodies LLP has been appointed to the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) framework agreement for legal services, to provide legal support to Scotland’s universities and colleges and associated members in Scotland.

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Brodies LLP has been ranked in the top 30 UK family-friendly employers by work-life balance charity, Working Families. Now in its 12th year, Working Families Top Employer rankings assess UK employers of all sizes from across the public, private, and third sectors, on their flexible and family-friend

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Brodies LLP saw profits rise from £38.5m to £39m in the 12 months to 30 April 2021. The firm also reported revenue of £82.5m, up from £82m in the previous year while cash balances grew to £30.7m from £25.4m.

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Brodies LLP has been recognised for its expertise in advising clients on high value personal and family matters, in the annual Chambers UK High Net Worth Guide. The firm maintains its band 1 rankings for private wealth law services in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh, and achieves a band 4 UK ranking

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Fiona McLeod provides a brief overview of the changes introduced by the Scottish Government's revised code of conduct for property factors. On 14 July 2021, the Scottish Government published a revised Code of Conduct for Property Factors setting out the minimum standards to which factors should adhe

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Brodies LLP has been appointed to the London Universities Purchasing Consortium's (LUPC) legal services framework agreement, to provide legal support to consortia members across England and Wales. Seventeen law firms were appointed across four lots, with Brodies being one of two firms to secure appo

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Karen Stachura writes about the pros and cons of the virtual court system that has emerged over the past year. “Only a crisis - actual or perceived - produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our bas

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Pictured (L-R): Hayley Robertson, Mark Meiklejohn, Nick Marshall, Craig Watt Brodies LLP has welcomed nine new partners, among whom are four internal promotees and five lateral hires.

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Iain Penman explains the advantages and disadvantages of a Minimal Asset Process (MAP) bankruptcy in Scotland. Bankruptcy, or sequestration as its often called in Scotland, is governed by the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 and is available to people, partnerships, trusts and some other unincorp

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