Ledingham Chalmers

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CBI Scotland has announced the appointment of lawyer Jennifer Young as Scotland chair, unveiling an all-woman senior leadership team – a first for the organisation. Currently CBI Scotland's vice chair, Mrs Young is managing partner at Ledingham Chalmers. She will assume her role as chair in th

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Ledingham Chalmers LLP has announced the acquisition of Inverness-based legal practice Anderson Shaw & Gilbert (ASG). The deal, part of the Aberdeen-headquartered firm’s nationwide growth plans, creates a business with around a £14 million annual turnover and headcount of 196 includi

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Imagine if you couldn’t make decisions yourself. Who would act on your behalf? Who’d pay bills, manage your welfare, and make key decisions? That’s the role of your attorney. The breadth of the control an attorney can have over your affairs couldn’t have been starker in a cas

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Ledingham Chalmers has set aside £200,000 to support staff with the rising cost of living as it records an increase in profits from £4 million to £4.1m. Announced at the same time as the Aberdeen-headquartered firm’s financial results, this bonus means each member of staff em

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Via LinkedIn: Ledingham Chalmers congratulated its Stirling partner Linda Tinson who has been named one of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland's vice presidents. The firm said: "She comes from a farming background so knows the rural sector inside out, and we know she’ll bri

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Ledingham Chalmers is donating £7,000 to charity to mark its 30th anniversary. In total, £4,000 will be split between three care homes in Aberdeen, Inverness, and Edinburgh as well as a hospice in Denny — all of whom have links with the firm.

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Private client lawyer JP Campbell will join Ledingham Chalmers in Inverness later this year as part of its growth plans. The University of Edinburgh graduate will expand the firm’s private client offering in the north of Scotland. He specialises in business succession, estate planning, executr

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Ledingham Chalmers has announced five promotions for staff in Aberdeen and Inverness. Three senior solicitors have been promoted to associate: Sarah McCaffery, from the litigation team in Inverness as well as Mhari Michie and Pamela Sargent, both working in commercial property in Aberdeen.

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Victoria Leslie and Laila Kennedy discuss how business interruption claims are a vital step forward for firms who paid for enhanced business interruption insurance, but had their claims rejected. The Association of British Insurers has said that its members expect to pay £900 million in b

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Rural law specialist Gary Webster has joined Ledingham Chalmers in Inverness. Expanding its geographical reach for this discipline into Moray and the north of Scotland, Mr Webster joined as partner from another legal practice in the city today.

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Ledingham Chalmers has seen an increase in turnover and profits over the last financial year. Turnover for the year ending March 2019 was just over £11.6 million, compared with around £10.6m the year before; while profits were up from £3.2m to £3.47m.

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Students at Kinlochleven High School discovered more about diversity, equal opportunities and discrimination in the workplace at a special workshop held last Thursday.

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Lynne Stewart has been promoted to partner at Ledingham Chalmers. She joined the firm on 1 November from Simpson & Marwick in Aberdeen as its estate agency team transferred to Ledingham Chalmers.

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Scottish agriculture charity RSABI raised over £50,000 at its annual Great Glen Challenge event with support from law firm Ledingham Chalmers. The popular event has raised over £350,000 in recent years with support from over 500 rural competitors, representing over 130 company teams sinc

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