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
Shoosmiths' average profit per equity partner (PEP) rose sharply by 41 per cent to £658,000, according to its latest financial results. The firm also announced turnover of £167.9 million for the year to April 2021, an increase of nine per cent on last year's figure of £154.1m.
Shoosmiths has signed a deal for a permanent office in the heart of Glasgow’s innovation district. The firm will lease c.5000 sq ft of space on the fifth floor of The Garment Factory – a restored historic city centre building on Montrose Street. Other tenants include broadcaster Channel
Shoosmiths has made seven appointments across several teams in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Lauren Miller, who joins from Shepherd and Wedderburn, has been appointed as legal director in the Glasgow-based real estate team. She adds further expertise in the residential/housebuilder and commercial developme
Shoosmiths has been awarded Investors In People Platinum accreditation. This accolade puts Shoosmiths in the top two per cent of the tens of thousands of companies assessed throughout Investors in People’s history.
Shoosmiths has paid tribute to its former head of real estate Steve Dougherty, who passed away last week at the age of 59 following a battle with cancer. Mr Dougherty trained with Morton Fraser before joining Archibald Campbell and Harley. After the firm merged with Shoosmiths in 2012, he became hea
Shoosmiths' Edinburgh and Glasgow offices have been working hard to bring some festive cheer to those in need. More than £1,000 has been raised by staff in Glasgow and Edinburgh to date, a sum that has contributed to the running total of over £6,000 raised for Teenage Cancer Trust&n
The corporate team at Shoosmiths has advised Extreme E in securing additional funding. Extreme E is an international off-road racing series that brings electric racing to remote parts of the world to highlight climate change challenges.
Shoosmiths has once again set down its ambitions for Glasgow with the appointment of three more senior lawyers. Corporate lawyer Tom Maxwell is the latest addition, having moved from DWF, along with Jennifer Wright, also from DWF, and Lewis Ritchie, from MacRoberts. It means that Shoosmiths has grow
Fraser Mitchell writes about proposed technical changes to Scottish planning policy and the relevant Scottish government consultation. In July, the Scottish government published a consultation on what it describes as a “technical amendment” to Scottish Planning Policy (SPP). The consulta
Michael McLaughlin has joined Shoosmiths in Glasgow. Formerly of DWF, Mr McLaughlin's appointment follows those of banking partner Fiona Cameron and real estate partner Barry McKeown, who opened the Glasgow office last year.