Ten new 'export champions' have been appointed for Scotland in a UK scheme that was launched just under a year ago. In October last year the first ever export champions for Scotland were selected and tasked with promoting the benefits of exporting.
DLA Piper Scotland has bolstered its senior ranks with promotions in its Edinburgh office. Sarah Letson, finance, projects and restructuring, and Linzi Penman, intellectual property and technology, have both been promoted to partner.
Naomi Pryde has joined DLA Piper as a partner in its Edinburgh litigation & regulatory team. Ms Pryde, formerly of DWF, is a qualified solicitor in Scotland, England & Wales, Ireland and Northern Ireland.
DLA Piper has launched its Model Law on Institutional Investor-Public Partnerships (ML-IIPP) initiative aimed at helping African policymakers facilitate the deployment of trillions of dollars of private capital into domestic green infrastructure programmes and projects. The Model Law was led by Dr S
Several recent well-documented cases of ransomware – malicious software used by criminals to encrypt information until a ransom is paid – highlight a growing danger to both private and public sector organisations, writes James McGachie. Research by the National Cyber Security Centre
DLA Piper is celebrating International Women’s Day with an online event designed to #BreakTheBias around climate change and gender. The event will be held in conjunction with the firm's gender balance network Leadership Alliance for Women (LAW) on Thursday. Salla Tuominen, a partner in DLA Pip
DLA Piper's international turnover was £1.164 billion, down slightly on £1.176 billion in the previous financial year, while profit rose by 17 per cent to £419.3 million thanks to a 25 per cent drop in operating expenses. In the UK, revenue rose slightly to £391.4m from &poun
DLA Piper has appointed of Finlay Campbell as a partner in its Edinburgh office. Joining from Brodies, Mr Campbell's practice focuses on working with investors in the acquisition, management and disposal of properties in the retail, leisure, office, industrial and alternative market sectors. He also
DLA Piper is to agree a travel budget with its clients as part of a new series of measures to reduce its carbon footprint in the next two years. The move is part of a wider project of the firm's to commit to targets halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to pre-pandemic levels.
DLA Piper has been appointed by the UK government as the provider of legal services for the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow this November. The firm will provide general commercial support to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) including in respect of sponsorship a
DLA Piper's revenue for its offices outside of the US remained at just over £1 billion over 2020/21 while profits rose to £614m. The latest accounts from the firm show that revenue for its international LLP declined from £1.07bn to £1.05bn.
DLA Piper Scotland will relaunch LAW, the firm's global gender balance network, tomorrow at an event with guest speaker Dr Cal Major. Scotland will host the first in a series of events across the UK to celebrate the global relaunch of LAW, which was established to promote gender diversity and streng
DLA Piper has appointed Lord Tyrie, former chair of the Competition and Markets Authority, as a political consultant. Lord Tyrie will advise clients across a wide range of financial, public policy and corporate governance issues and will work alongside an established team of consultants including Lo