Burness Paull

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Burness Paull has reported a rise in turnover for its financial year ending 31 July 2019, posting an annual income of £58.5 million – up two per cent from £57.6m in 2017/18. Profit at the firm was £22m, down eight per cent from £23.8m. Burness Paull chair Peter Lawson s

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Burness Paull LLP has confirmed three promotions to partner and one new lateral partner hire. The firm has promoted energy lawyers Neil Bruce and Peter Ward to partner.

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Edinburgh is still holding its own as one of Europe’s most influential financial services hubs despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty according to an expert in the sector.The first six months of 2019 has seen strong levels of activity in financial services, with a range of deals taking place in th

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A new advice service dedicated to working with companies to enhance their boardroom governance has been launched by Burness Paull LLP. The firm has assembled a trio of heavyweight consultants with vast experience in corporate business, both in legal and governance roles, to deliver the new offering.

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A lawyer specialising in major construction projects is returning to work in Aberdeen, having played a key role in the redevelopment of the Battersea Power Station in London. Iain Miller was the senior construction lawyer for Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited – the developmen

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The Scottish Ethnic Minorities Lawyers' Association (SEMLA) has announced a partnership with Burness Paull to offer a week of work experience to one of its student members. The firm has offered to provide one week of work experience to a student who is currently in second or third year of the LLB de

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Peter Ward looks at what's in store for the renewables sector after Brexit. Much has been written about the potential impact of Brexit on the UK’s renewable energy sector. Common themes that have emerged are loss of investor confidence, concerns over energy security and delays in much nee

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Burness Paull LLP and Brodies LLP have scored double wins for their intellectual property teams at an international awards ceremony. The Managing IP Awards saw Burness Paull named winners of the Scottish Patent Contentious Firm of the Year and also Scottish Copyright Firm of the Year award

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Planning and licensing specialist Theresa Hunt has been made up to partner at Burness Paull. Often involved in high-profile projects in the northeast, Ms Hunt is a specialist in planning applications and appeals, planning gain negotiations and S75 agreements. She also provides environmental con

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Burness Paull has won a brief to support the independent body that protects customers of financial firms that have failed. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has appointed eight law firms to form its second legal panel following a rigorous six-month procurement exercise.

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One of Scotland’s top renewables lawyers has joined Burness Paull LLP as a director in the firm’s property team. With over 20 years’ experience advising developers, landowners, funders and investors in the clean energy market, Nicky Pascoe is acknowledged as an expert in her field.

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Geopolitical uncertainty has not dampened enthusiasm for corporate mergers and acquisitions according to one of Scotland’s top dealmakers. Investment levels have remained “buoyant” over the past 12 months, and international interest in investing in Scotland has also been sustained

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