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Burness Paull has added a quartet of high-profile new partners to its ranks to help businesses navigate through the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hazel Moffat, who was previously at DLA Piper, will lead a new public law and regulatory division at the firm. Ms Moffat is a highly skilled and experi

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One of the world’s leading intellectual property guides has named Burness Paull as the leading IP litigation practice in Scotland. The IAM Patent 1000 is regarded as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise across

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Burness Paull has completed a multimillion-pound fundraising round which saw the firm's top equity partners double their capital stakes to £300,000, The Lawyer reports. Partners chose to inject the cash into the business instead of raise bank borrowings. The firm has also reduced its monthly d

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Bill Gates famously said “intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana”. If this suggests he is not a huge fan of intellectual property rights that is certainly not reflected by Microsoft, the company in which he made his fortune. Microsoft has an enormous patent portfolio in exc

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Burness Paull LLP has been confirmed as the top-performing legal dealmaker in Scotland for the fifth year in succession. The firm advised on 304 publishable transactions with a cumulative value of £31.4 billion - topping the figures for the previous 12 months, 263 deals worth £30.1 billi

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Michael Thomson, head of Burness Paull’s restructuring and insolvency practice, has been named in The Hot 100 as one of the UK legal sector’s rising stars. The annual list, compiled by The Lawyer magazine, recognises the most innovative and creative lawyers from in-house, private practic

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The process for investing in Scottish companies is to be streamlined thanks to a partnership between the national association for business angels and Burness Paull.LINC Scotland supports the business angel market, making targeted introductions to well-matched business angels and helping entrepr

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Ewan McIntyre is a consultant to Burness Paull and expert in professional negligence and financial services litigation with over 25 years’ experience. He is currently enjoying a secondment with Racine, one of the main independent French law firms, in its Lyon office. The tales of daily life in

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Burness Paull advised on the corporate and capital-markets aspects of UK-based independent oil & gas company Savannah Petroleum plc’s deal to acquire the assets of Seven Energy in Nigeria, which involved a $125 million equity fundraising. Chris Gotts and Edward Hunter (corporate & capi

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A Scottish lawyer has become the first in the UK to be officially recognised as leader in legal technology. Sam Moore, innovation manager at Burness Paull, has been awarded ‘Accredited Legal Technologist’ status by the Law Society of Scotland.

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A round-up of deals involving Scottish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@scottishnews.com.

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Solicitor Graeme Di Rollo of Burness Paull examines the Supreme Court's ruling in Shanks v Unilever. This week, the Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated judgment in a long-running legal saga between Unilever and a now former employee called Professor Shanks. The case concerned Prof. Shanks

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Ewan McIntyre, partner at Burness Paull and expert in professional negligence and financial services litigation with over 25 years’ experience, is currently enjoying a secondment with Racine, one of the main independent French law firms, in its Lyon office. That something might be mo

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