It has been well publicised that the Scottish Government is currently inviting applications from bidders to introduce the first two Green Freeports to Scotland. Applications from bidders to create Green Freeports opened on 25 March 2022 and the bidding process closes today (20 June). £52 milli
Shoosmiths, which has offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, is to increase NQ salaries. The firm announced that salaries will rise by 16 per cent on November 1 this year.
Shoosmiths has appointed three partners across its real estate teams in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Ian McCann, previously with CMS has joined the Edinburgh office as a construction partner while Lyndsey O’Connor has joined the Glasgow office as a real estate partner from Dentons. Lauren Mill
David Jackson has been made CEO of Shoosmiths, which has offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow. He takes over from Simon Boss, under whose tenure the firm grew substantially.
Shoosmiths' Rachael McCallum and Grace Watson have both been promoted to senior associate. The firm has made 19 promotions across all four of its divisions: business advisory, corporate, personal advisory and real estate.
Shoosmiths has been appointed to the Lovell Partnerships Limited (Lovell) legal services and plot sales panels in Scotland, England and Wales. Work for the residential development expert commenced in January 2022 for three years. The appointment of Shoosmiths will assist Lovell’s housebuilding
Shoosmiths has announced the recruitment of four senior hires, two associates and a support lawyer in its teams in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Simon Dawes has joined the firm as a legal director in Edinburgh while Simon Mayberry has joined the employment team as a senior associate. Angela Robertson has a
Shoosmiths is to move its Edinburgh office to a new landmark development, marking 10 years of success in Scotland. The firm has been based at Saltire Court, Castle Terrace since 2012 and has expanded its practice significantly in that time. It is now to relocate to the contemporary mixed-use Haymark
Shoosmiths has opened an office in Brussels and recruited experienced lawyer Kiran Desai to meet growing client demand for European Union competition, regulatory and trade law advice. Dual-qualified in Belgium and in England and Wales, Mr Desai was previously the EU competition law leader at EY Law
Just a week after being named law firm of the year in The Herald Law Awards of Scotland, over 100 representatives of Scotland’s business community helped Shoosmiths’ team in Glasgow celebrate the official opening of their new c.5000sq ft of leased office space within The Garment Factory
Setting emissions targets is crucial for companies with complexity across sectors, technologies and business structures. However, this is often the easy part, according to an insight paper from Cornwall Insight and Shoosmiths: Unlocking net zero strategies for businesses. The report explores the pot
Shoosmiths has announced partner David Jackson is to become its CEO from next May. Simon Boss, who remains CEO at Shoosmiths alongside chairperson Peter Duff, did not stand for re-election.
Pictured (L-R): Michael McLaughlin, head of employment law for Shoosmiths in Scotland, Fiona Cameron, banking partner and Barry McKeown, real estate partner and head of the Glasgow office. Shoosmiths will move into its new c.5000sq ft of leased office space at The Garment Factory on Montrose Street
Shoosmiths has announced that three partners of the firm have been appointed to managerial roles within its operations. Janette Speed, real estate partner and previously head of Edinburgh has been officially named head of Scotland for Shoosmiths. She will assume overarching responsibility to spearhe
The number of venture capital ‘megadeals’ in the UK has increased tenfold over the last decade, according to a report by Shoosmiths in partnership with data platform Beauhurst. Ten years ago saw just five ‘megadeals’ – where £50 million or more was invested into U