Burness Paull has announced an all-staff bonus of either five per cent of salary or £2,500 — whichever is higher — after recording a seven per cent increase in profit to £35.7 million in the year ended 31 July. The independent law firm announced the special bonus, which is in
Burness Paull's trainees have raised more than £2,000 for Circle Scotland, a charity that helps support children and families living within deprived communities break down social injustice barriers and reach their highest potential.
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 Scotland’s market leader in intellectual property at the Managing IP “IP Stars” Awards 2022, which took place in London this week.
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 appointed a new partner to its dedicated English real estate team as it seeks to take advantage of recovery in the commercial property market.
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
A public law and net zero policy development expert has joined Burness Paull. Richard Lockhart was previously general counsel of national infrastructure centre of expertise, Scottish Futures Trust.
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