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CMS is to host an event later this month to support Scotland’s food and drink sector to develop and safeguard their brand’s intellectual property (IP). Led by CMS partner and IP specialist Neeraj Thomas and fellow IP specialist Cara McGlynn, the free-to-attend seminar will be of interest

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CMS has announced the appointment of Sally Clark to its team in Scotland. Ms Clark joins the firm’s disputes resolution practice in the role of of counsel to support its UK and international client base.

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CMS has released its International Construction Study 2024, highlighting evolving risk management and disputes strategies across the international construction sector. The study, conducted in partnership with YouGov, surveyed 125 senior in-house counsel in the international construction, infrastruct

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CMS has announced that Carol Nisbet, a real estate specialist lawyer who works across the local and Scottish market, has been appointed as its new Aberdeen office managing partner. She succeeds Norman Wisely, who served in the role for the past 10 years.

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Following their initial introduction in Glasgow last June, Low Emission Zones (LEZs) are about to take root across all of Scotland’s key city centres. From later this week, we will see them go live in both Dundee and Aberdeen before being brought into effect in Edinburgh a month later, writes&

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CMS is hosting a free-to-attend event highlighting the growing risk of class action lawsuits facing Scotland’s food and drink (F&D) industry. The online session will focus on the threat of class action proceedings, which were introduced in Scotland in 2020, and how they specifically impact

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CMS has announced partner promotions within its Glasgow and Aberdeen offices. The newly promoted partners include Glasgow-based Fiona Letham, head of the CMS legal services unit (LSU), a key component of the firm’s alternative resourcing offering which features over 100 paralegals.

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CMS has announced the appointment of two senior level disputes specialists in Scotland. Amy Cornelius and Lizzie Gray join the firm’s disputes resolution practice as of counsels to support its UK and international client base. In their new roles, they will work closely with Edinburgh-based dis

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CMS has unveiled a series of free-to-attend events aimed at supporting Scottish food & drink companies on key legal issues affecting their sector. The CMS Scotland Kernel series is designed to support companies operating in the industry which employs around 120,000 people and is currently valued

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CMS has announced it will offer scholarships to support three Scottish pupils in pursuing their dream of a legal career. As part of an annual UK-wide initiative, the CMS Law Scholarships Scheme for Scotland awards £2,500 each year to high-performing state school students from economically chal

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Professor Daniel Katz, a leading US technologist and lecturer at Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, will address a CMS event next week focused on developments in AI and its impact on commercial contract lawyers. Commercial Contracts and AI: Grasping the Opportunities is an online event tak

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CMS has introduced a new offering to the Scottish legal market with the launch of its Strategic Secondment Unit (SSU). The new unit provides a dedicated and experienced team of lawyers to directly support their clients within their business premises. The SSU offers Scottish clients a full-time, perm

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CMS has announced the appointment of new partners, Barry Edgar and Fenella Mason, who join its Glasgow and Edinburgh offices respectively. Mr Edgar is a commercial real estate lawyer with extensive experience in advising institutional and private equity clients on investment and development transact

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A former Scottish political leader and the chief economist of Natwest are among the guests at an Edinburgh conference being hosted by CMS next month. 'On Point: Doing Business in Scotland in Challenging Times' takes place on 5 October in the National Museum of Scotland.

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Glasgow’s commercial real estate market has maintained a steady upward increase in its appeal to investors, a new report has found. Scotland’s biggest city is also closing the gap against other major UK cities as a place for real estate investment according to CMS’s Tomorrow - Real

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