Staff in Shoosmiths' Glasgow office Throughout December, staff in the Edinburgh and Glasgow offices of Shoosmiths entered into the Christmas spirit to help support and raise funds for their local charity partners.
Pedro Martinez Losa, head coach of the Scotland Women’s National Football Team, was recently in Edinburgh to deliver a coaching session for talented U-18 players of Boroughmuir Thistle who are part of the National Academy Programme (NAP). He told the young players “to aim high and have t
Shoosmiths is to begin imposing a £200 “levy” on lawyers who choose to travel for business by plane. The policy's aim is to encourage staff to reduce their carbon footprint in accordance with the firm's goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2025.
The largest research study ever undertaken into female entrepreneurship highlights the disparity between male and female-led companies in Scotland and the rest of the UK. Drawing on data from over 4.5 million businesses UK-wide, statistics from the accurate analysis by The Gender Index data re
The corporate team at Shoosmiths has announced the appointment of two legal directors and two new associates across its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices. The team, led by Alison Gilson, corporate partner and head of the Edinburgh office has advised on £150 million worth of deals since January thi
Andrew Foyle, Daren Allen, and Jonathon Crook, partners within the financial services disputes and investigations group at law firm Shoosmiths, based in Edinburgh, London and Manchester respectively, comment on the FCA's new consumer duty. In the UK, the clock is ticking for financial services firms
On 31 July I was among the 17.4 million TV viewers who switched on to watch England beat Germany in the final of the UEFA Women’s European Championship. For England and sport fans alike it was an incredible spectacle – with a record 87,192 fans in Wembley Stadium producing an electric, a
Shoosmiths has announced its year end results for FY 2021/22. Revenue at the firm has risen eight per cent to £181.8 million while net profits increased nine per cent to £60.7m and PEP increased by three per cent to £675,000.
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 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
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