Solicitor advocate headcount at BTO reaches 20

BTO Solicitors LLP has announced that two of its associates have become solicitor advocates. This development brings the total number of solicitor advocates in the firm’s ADVantage Advocacy Service team to 20, the highest headcount in any firm in Scotland.

Published 21 August 2019

Trustpilot hires Carolyn Jameson as chief legal and policy officer

Trustpilot, a platform for companies to build trust with consumers, has announced the appointment of Carolyn Jameson as chief legal and policy officer.

Published 20 August 2019

Bill Meldrum made partner at Murray Beith Murray

Edinburgh-based private client firm Murray Beith Murray has announced the appointment of Bill Meldrum as a partner.

Published 20 August 2019

Elaine McIlroy joins Brodies' employment and immigration team

Brodies LLP has appointed Elaine McIlroy as partner in its employment and immigration team.

Published 19 August 2019

CMS announces raft of promotions across Scotland

CMS has announced 22 new promotions across its three Scottish offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Published 15 August 2019

Thorntons promotes 11 solicitors across Scotland

Thorntons LLP has promoted 11 solicitors this month.

Published 14 August 2019

Oil & gas specialist joins Brodies in the Highlands

Brodies LLP has appointed an oil & gas specialist Adam Brooks to support clients operating in the energy industry in the Highlands.

Published 14 August 2019

Three advocates appointed standing junior counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland

Three advocates have been appointed standing junior counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland.Mark Mohammed, Graham R Middleton and Jacqueline Fordyce were all appointed this week.

Published 14 August 2019

Blackadders' Campbell Clark appointed chair of LEGUS

Campbell Clark, a partner in the corporate & commercial team at Blackadders LLP, has been appointed as chair of the advisory board of LEGUS, the international network of law firms, for a two-year term.

Published 13 August 2019

Planning lawyer Fraser Mitchell joins Shoosmiths in Edinburgh

Planning lawyer Fraser Mitchell has been appointed to Shoosmiths as a partner in its Edinburgh-based real estate team.

Published 12 August 2019

Quartet of new partners at Burness Paull

Burness Paull LLP has confirmed three promotions to partner and one new lateral partner hire.

Published 9 August 2019

Former solicitor and judge Greg McCourt appointed to scrutinise UK search and seizure reports

Former Northern Ireland solicitor and judge Greg McCourt has been appointed to scrutinise reports of searches and seizures carried out across the UK without judicial approval.

Published 9 August 2019

Family law specialists join Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie

Family law specialists Roger Mackenzie and Emma Letham have joined Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP.

Published 6 August 2019

Professor David Cabrelli appointed visiting summer scholar at St John's College, Oxford

Professor David Cabrelli, professor of labour law at Edinburgh Law School, has been appointed a visiting summer scholar at the University of Oxford. Professor

Published 6 August 2019