Alan Cassels has joined Burness Paull from Pinsent Masons. He is a leading banking partner with extensive cross-border banking expertise, having developed significant experience in corporate, leveraged and real estate finance.
Burness Paull has been named the top-performing legal dealmaker in Scotland for the sixth time, topping the Business Insider deals table for 2021. In the tables published this week the firm led the market, having advised on 358 deals.
As part of an ongoing commitment to improve sustainability and environmental performance, Burness Paull’s charity, the Burness Paull Foundation, embarked on a tree planting drive over the spring months.
Jamie Gray, an expert in financial services law, has been appointed as a partner at Burness Paull. Mr Gray, who joins from Addleshaw Goddard, advises banks, investment firms, corporate finance and private equity houses, technology companies, platforms and trading facilities, payment services provide
Burness Paull has been named Best Early Careers Employer and commended for Best Diversity & Inclusive Initiative at the s1 Jobs Recruitment Awards 2022. Celebrating the best recruiters in Scotland from across all sectors, the expert judges’ decisions were announced at the Glasgow Doubletre
Companies with defined benefit pension schemes could soon face significant penalties of up to £1 million in corporate and banking deals if they ignore new reporting requirements currently proposed by the government. Draft regulations making the proposed changes had been expected to come into f
Euan Fleming has joined Burness Paull as a partner in its private client team. Mr Fleming, who will be based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, specialises in asset protection, succession and tax planning, and the administration of estates and trusts.
Burness Paull has completed a letting at BAM TCP Atlantic Square Limited’s 2 Atlantic Square, Glasgow, in the heart of the city’s International Financial Services District. The firm follows engineering and project management consultancy Atkins Limited, which last year became its first oc
Two of Scotland’s most highly-regarded family law advisors have joined Burness Paull as partners to spearhead its new family law practice. Richard Smith, who will lead the newly-formed team, is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers and Legal 500. An accredited specialist and als
The Burness Paull Foundation completed another 12 months of helping good causes on a high with its annual Christmas appeal – raising £3,530 for the Scottish Refugee Council. A combination of foundation funding and contributions from Burness Paull colleagues, the donation was handed over
Chris Mackay reveals whether courts can be used to recover documents relating to adjudication. Can you use the courts to recover documents from another party for the purposes of adjudication in Scotland?
On 29 November 2021, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced its provisional intent to impose a potential fine of just over £17 million on Clearview AI Inc, a facial recognition company, writes Kevin McDade. In addition, the ICO has issued a provisional notice to st