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Pinsent Masons promotes Kathryn Wynn to partner

Pinsent Masons has promoted one Scotland-based lawyer to partner and two senior associates to legal director.

Published 6 April 2020

Clare Francis: New podcast to give good counsel to GCs

It is encouraging that companies are pausing before enforcing some contractual rights in favour of a collaborative, pragmatic approach to issues caused by coronavirus.

Published 27 March 2020

Lynne McCaughey: Diversity and inclusion at Pinsent Masons

At Pinsent Masons diversity and inclusion (D&I) is an integral part of how we conduct our business. This most obviously benefits our 3,500 staff who work in 25 offices over four continents, but it also generates a great deal of interest from clients who are always interested in what we are doing in this space and in how we can support them with their own D&I agenda. 

Published 24 March 2020

Katherine Metcalfe: Scottish government risks falling behind on post-Grenfell safety

Katherine Metcalfe compares building safety regulations north and south of the border.

Published 24 February 2020

Pinsent Masons named Stonewall’s Scotland Diversity Champion

Pinsent Masons has been crowned Scottish 'Diversity Champion' for a second year by equality campaign charity Stonewall.

Published 20 February 2020

Lawyer of the Month: Craig Macphee

When Pinsent Masons was last night crowned Stonewall Scotland’s Workplace Diversity Champion for the second year running, it was in no small part down to the work done by senior associate Craig Macphee.

Published 20 February 2020

Pinsent Masons advises John Wood Group PLC on business sale

Pinsent Masons has advised Aberdeen-based John Wood Group PLC on the sale of its industrial services business to KAEFER, a technical services provider, for $104 million (£80m) and a further payment of up to around $14m (10.8m) pending achievement of agreed financial goals.

Published 6 February 2020

Ian Birdsey: Travelex cyber attack underlines need for business to mitigate risk

It’s been a challenging start to 2020 for foreign exchange operator Travelex which became the latest global business to be targeted by a ransomware gang known as “Sodinokibi”, writes Ian Birdsey.

Published 27 January 2020

Pinsent Masons advises Tesco on new renewable electricity investment

Pinsent Masons has advised Tesco on a significant project to source electricity directly from Scottish renewables projects – the biggest of its type ever completed by a retailer in the UK.

Published 30 October 2019

Katharine Hardie made chair of Pinsent Masons in Scotland and Northern Ireland

A leading property lawyer has been appointed head of Pinsent Masons’ Scottish and Northern Irish operations.

Published 30 September 2019

Bright sparks at Pinsent Masons to be included in decision making

Pinsent Masons has added a new perspective to its strategic decision making with the launch of the Spark Board.

Published 18 September 2019

Pinsent Masons awards first Kirk Murdoch Scholarship to Edinburgh law student Demi Scorfield

The first recipient of a scholarship which commemorates the life and work of leading Scottish lawyer Kirk Murdoch has been named.

Published 28 August 2019

Rodney Whyte: Scots law missing a trick on ‘later living’ projects

Rodney Whyte, partner and specialist in residential land development at Pinsent Masons, looks at how Scots law is holding back "later living" developments.

Published 2 August 2019

PEP down at Pinsent Masons as global turnover rises

Pinsent Masons has seen a seven per cent rise in global turnover and a slump in profit per equity partner (PEP).

Published 11 July 2019

Pinsent Masons joins campaign to promote disability inclusion

Pinsent Masons has signed up to The Valuable 500 campaign which seeks to place disability inclusion on the board agenda of 500 global businesses.

Published 18 June 2019