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
Shoosmiths has cut 43 roles, including one in Scotland, after finding more efficient ways of working across the business during lockdown. The Scottish post was a business support role.
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.
The strength of Shoosmiths’ growing real estate division in Scotland has been further underlined after scooping the Property Legal Team of the Year accolade at the Scottish Property Awards 2020 in Edinburgh. At the 7th annual Scottish Property Awards, Shoosmiths’ 25+ strong real estate t
Shoosmiths has appointed two partners and two associates in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Kim Pattullo has joined the firm as partner and head of its employment team in Edinburgh. Ms Pattullo has delivered high quality advisory and contentious employment law services to a range of clients across Scotland a
Shoosmiths has appointed Thomas Morrison within its financial services team. Mr Morrison joins from Addleshaw Goddard and will be based in Shoosmiths’ London office.
Ben Zielinski, a senior associate in the commercial litigation team at Shoosmiths in Edinburgh, considers the significance of a recent judgment in the Court of Session that has given greater clarification of how much notice a landlord needs to give to terminate a commercial lease in Scotland. A rece
Three solicitors from Shoosmiths' office in Edinburgh swapped their desks for trainers on Friday when they headed to picturesque Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries and Galloway to participate in the annual Buccleuch Property Challenge. The event this year raised funds for the Seaman School, a charity com
Shoosmiths has confirmed the opening of a Glasgow hub, building on the success of its Edinburgh office. Barry McKeown, who recently joined Shoosmiths real estate team as a partner, is responsible for further developing the firm’s presence in the west of Scotland.