Burness Paull

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Jennifer Skeoch looks at indirect sex discrimination following the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision, Hughes v Progressive Support Limited. Over the past year or so, we have heard a lot about the far-reaching effects of the pandemic and recent research has suggested that working women, in p

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Burness Paull has appointed insolvency lawyer Allana Sweeney in response to the continued growth of its restructuring and insolvency practice. Over the past 12 months the firm has taken lead roles in the insolvency/restructuring processes of high-profile businesses such as Premier Oil, Arcadia, Pizz

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One of the UK’s leading energy lawyers, Bob Ruddiman, has joined Burness Paull. Mr Ruddiman will lead and grow the energy team at Burness Paull – combining its renewables and oil & gas practices.In his previous role at Pinsent Masons, where he held a number of senior leadership posit

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Businesses that fail to provide for employees’ retirement are storing up a potential staffing crisis according to a new report on the challenges facing boards in dealing with pension liabilities. An ethical approach to investing in pensions and eradicating the gender pensions gap were among a

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Burness Paull has underlined its commitment to diversity and the health of its staff by appointing a dedicated inclusion and wellbeing manager. In what is believed to be a first for a Scottish corporate law firm, Emma Smith has taken up a new post dedicated to overseeing the firm’s respect and

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Financial services specialist Caroline Stevenson has joined Burness Paull as head of its dedicated FS regulatory team. The firm has recruited Ms Stevenson to take advantage of a market in Scotland that has continued to perform strongly throughout the pandemic, but which is facing a new regulatory la

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Five new partner promotions at Burness Paull signal the legal brand’s confidence in future growth after delivering a strong performance through 2020.  The five are drawn from three of the firm’s strongest performing divisions. 

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Mandy Laurie of Burness Paull explores whether employers can force employees to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. Since Margaret Keenan became the first person to receive the Pfizer vaccine in the UK, the rest of the nation has watched on as the introduction of two vaccines and the approval of a third h

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Burness Paull has been awarded a band one ranking in the first ever fintech guide for Scotland issued by the Chambers and Partners legal directory. Industry figures interviewed by Chambers cited the fact there was “no other firm with such a high-profile and in-depth connectivity to the Scottis

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Ruaridh Cole has been made up to partner at Burness Paull. Mr Cole is a member of the firm’s funds team and specialises in the formation, structuring and closing of private investment funds and acts for institutional investors in relation to their investments in funds around the world.

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One of the most highly-rated experts in public and parliamentary law has joined Burness Paull. Fiona Killen, who was previously with Anderson Strathern, brings experience of working directly within Parliament, public sector, higher education and professional bodies and advising a wide range of

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Commercial law firm Burness Paull LLP has reported a 14 per cent increase in profits to £25 million in its latest financial year, which includes almost five months of working in lockdown. In the financial year ending 31 July 2020, the firm posted an annual income of £60.5m, up three per

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Sarah Stewart considers the Scottish government's Heat Networks Bill and its impact on the housing and heating industries.District heating, also known as a heat network, is a distribution system of insulated pipes that takes heat from a central source and delivers it to a number of domestic or

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