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Burness Paull partners with The Robertson Trust to provide legal pathway for students

Burness Paull is to partner with The Robertson Trust to offer Scotland’s first 'legal career pathway'.

Published 4 August 2021

Burness Paull signs Terra Carta pledge

Burness Paull has become the first Scottish law firm to become a signatory to the Terra Carta sustainable markets initiative supported by The Prince of Wales.

Published 21 July 2021

Stephen Farrell: Sports governance – swimming caps, regulations and the drive for inclusivity

Stephen Farrell takes a look at whether sports governance bodies are doing enough to tackle issues of diversity and inclusion.

Published 9 July 2021

Jennifer Skeoch: Indirect sex discrimination – update and guidance

Jennifer Skeoch looks at indirect sex discrimination following the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision, Hughes v Progressive Support Limited.

Published 1 July 2021

Scott McGeachy: European Commission publishes final version of New Standard Contractual Clauses

The European Commission has published the final version of the new Standard Contractual Clauses (New SCCs). This is an important development for multinational companies, and for any business that engages in international data transfers, writes Scott McGeachy.

Published 8 June 2021

Demand for restructuring support sees Burness Paull recruit Allana Sweeney

Burness Paull has appointed insolvency lawyer Allana Sweeney in response to the continued growth of its restructuring and insolvency practice.

Published 2 June 2021

Burness Paull set to lead on energy transition with appointment of Bob Ruddiman

One of the UK’s leading energy lawyers, Bob Ruddiman, has joined Burness Paull.

Published 13 May 2021

Companies must invest in pensions to free up next generation of talent

Businesses that fail to provide for employees’ retirement are storing up a potential staffing crisis according to a new report on the challenges facing boards in dealing with pension liabilities.

Published 20 April 2021

Burness Paull appoints Emma Smith first ever inclusion and wellbeing manager

Burness Paull has underlined its commitment to diversity and the health of its staff by appointing a dedicated inclusion and wellbeing manager.

Published 7 April 2021

Caroline Stevenson joins Burness Paull

Financial services specialist Caroline Stevenson has joined Burness Paull as head of its dedicated FS regulatory team.

Published 24 February 2021

Burness Paull charts future growth with partner promotions

Five new partner promotions at Burness Paull signal the legal brand’s confidence in future growth after delivering a strong performance through 2020. 

Published 1 February 2021

Mandy Laurie: No vaccine, no entry to the workplace?

Mandy Laurie of Burness Paull explores whether employers can force employees to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

Published 28 January 2021

Burness Paull named FinTech leader in Scotland

Burness Paull has been awarded a band one ranking in the first ever fintech guide for Scotland issued by the Chambers and Partners legal directory.

Published 11 December 2020

Ruaridh Cole promoted to partner at Burness Paull

Ruaridh Cole has been made up to partner at Burness Paull.

Published 12 November 2020

Burness Paull forms public law powerhouse with appointment of Fiona Killen

One of the most highly-rated experts in public and parliamentary law has joined Burness Paull.

Published 28 October 2020