Burness Paull

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Following the FCA's recently published guidance on financial promotion through social media channels, Marianne Murnin and Steven Knox look at the intersection of financial services, social media, and influencer marketing, highlighting the regulatory and commercial considerations for firms navigating

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Burness Paull has strengthened its planning and environment team with the appointment of Emma Paton. She brings considerable experience of contentious and non-contentious planning and environmental work, including consenting advisory, contract negotiation, planning aspects of due diligence, public i

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Burness Paull has been named “Scotland IP Disputes Firm of the Year” for the fifth year in a row at the Managing IP EMEA Awards 2024. The disputes team is the busiest in the country, having acted in over half of all actions raised in the Scottish Intellectual Property Court in recent yea

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Burness Paull has elevated four lawyers to partner across energy, technology and real estate, important areas of strategic focus and success for the firm as it continues to invest in developing homegrown talent alongside ambitious lateral hiring. The newly appointed partners are Victoria Tweed (ener

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Laura Kyne explains the details of the SQE and how best to prepare for it. I’m a senior solicitor within the Burness Paull employment team, originally qualified in Scots law. Whilst employment law is broadly similar across Scotland and England and Wales, I nevertheless decided to sit the Solic

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For only the second time, the Intellectual Property Court of the Court of Session has heard an appeal from a decision of the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), write Colin Hulme and Amy McSkimming. The IP Court re-affirmed the applicable standard of review. Burness Paull LLP was instru

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Burness Paull has promoted four lawyers to partner. The newly appointed partners are Louise Chambers (real estate), Stephen Farrell (dispute resolution), Karen Manning (construction and projects) and Liam Young (pensions).

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With the new school year fast approaching, the Burness Paull Foundation joined staff from across the firm for its annual school uniform appeal, donating new school clothing, schoolbags and stationery to three fantastic organisations helping families in our communities. As well as donations of much n

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Life in plastic, may not always be fantastic… The Barbie® brand faces a trademark dispute just as the blockbuster movie of the year is released, writes Amy McSkimming. The makers behind the Barbie® doll filed a notice of opposition to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office challeng

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The Cyber and Fraud Centre – Scotland has added six new partners to its Incident Response network, including two law firms, as it issues a warning to organisations to have plans in place for cyberattacks. Anderson Strathern and Burness Paull join the specialised Incident Response Cadre, along

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Many urban readers will be unfamiliar with the idea of Muirburn and may indeed be shocked to learn that planned burning of heather and grass moorland occurs every year across rural Scotland, particularly in light of the recent spate of catastrophic wildfires. However, this practice has for centuries

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Burness Paull has partnered with sustainability consultancy Thrive to expand its ESG advisory offering in response to growing demand from clients.

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Burness Paull has appointed Mark Kirke as a partner in its construction and projects team as the firm seeks to address increasing client demand and to seize opportunities in a sector witnessing substantial investment. Mr Kirke, who is dual-qualified in English and Scots law and recognised as a

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Burness Paull has bolstered its rural business offering with the addition of a six-person team led by agriculture and estates specialist Linda Tinson. Ms Tinson has been appointed as a partner in Burness Paull’s real estate division and head of the firm’s expanded rural business practice

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