Murray Snell appoints Gail Clarke to estates team

Murray Snell, part of the MacRoberts Group, has appointed Gail Clarke in its estates, forestry, agriculture & renewables team.

Published 13 July 2020

MacRoberts committed to supporting clients during pandemic

MacRoberts has assembled a dedicated team of legal advisers to support clients and their families during the outbreak of coronavirus in the UK.

Published 26 March 2020

Stephen Cowan: Jurisdiction – a timely reminder for Heriot Watt University

Stephen Cowan takes a look at a recent case in which a Scottish university's claim against a student was dismissed due to lack of jurisdiction.

Published 19 March 2020

MacRoberts team highly commended at the British Legal Awards

MacRoberts has been recognised at the British Legal Awards for the third year running. The corporate finance team was awarded the ‘Highly Commended’ accolade in the M&A Team of the Year category at the ceremony in London.

Published 26 November 2019

Deals roundup

Published 15 November 2019

MacRoberts welcomes new clients amid rising profits

Independent commercial law firm MacRoberts has welcomed a number of new clients to the firm as a result of recent competitive tendering exercises.

Published 29 October 2019

MacRoberts helps secure £18m investment for Together Energy

MacRoberts has helped win an £18 million investment for emerging Scottish energy company Together Energy.

Published 14 October 2019

MacRoberts plans to double its Dundee presence

MacRoberts is aiming to double its presence in Dundee to take advantage of oil and gas opportunities in the city.

Published 18 September 2019

MacRoberts celebrates 18 promotions and welcomes 10 new trainees

MacRoberts welcomed 10 new trainees to the firm last week on the same day it announced a raft of promotions across the business.

Published 9 September 2019

MacRoberts joins Stonewall UK Diversity Champions Programme

MacRoberts has become a member of the Stonewall UK Diversity Champions Programme.

Published 16 August 2019

Blog: Show me the money – Court of Session rules diligence on the dependence can be granted in Employment Tribunal claims

A recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session held that Scottish courts have the ability to grant protective orders against an employer’s assets even where claims have been brought against them in an Employment Tribunal, write Eleanor Mannion and Laurie Anderson.

Published 14 August 2019

MacRoberts advises on sale of Edinburgh-based Cultivate to Deliveroo

MacRoberts has advised on the sale of Cultivate Software Limited, an Edinburgh-based software consultancy business, to international food delivery operators Deliveroo.

Published 2 August 2019

MacRoberts promotes James Keith and Lisa Maguire to partner

MacRoberts has promoted two new partners internally to further strengthen its banking and pensions teams.

Published 1 May 2019

Jennifer McKay and Gillian Craig join MacRoberts’ management board

MacRoberts has announced the appointment of two female partners to its management board on International Women’s Day.

Published 8 March 2019

Blog: CMA continues to enforce its cartel agenda on the construction industry

The Competition & Markets Authority is continuing its focus of targeting cartel behaviour in the UK. The CMA’s campaign against cartel behaviour is entreating businesses and individuals to be “safe, not sorry”. The CMA has had a particular focus on cartels within the construction industry and has said that it will impose both monetary and disqualification penalties if competition law has been broken. Rebecca Henderson and Rachel Gillan look at some recent fines issued by the CMA and the general approach to cartel behaviour in the UK.

Published 8 March 2019