Collected news of new appointments and practice changes

BRODIES LLP, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, announces the appointment of Fiona Cameron, associate, Banking & Finance, Glasgow (joining from MACROBERTS); Danny George, senior solicitor, Real Estate, Glasgow (joining from SHEPHERD & WEDDERBURN); Andrew Blain, solicitor, Land & Rural Business, Aberdeen (joining from GILLESPIE MACANDREW); and Rory Forbes, solicitor, Real Estate, Aberdeen (joining from STUART & STUART WS), all with effect from 5 January 2015.

BURNESS PAULL, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, announces that Ray Gribben has joined the firm in the Glasgow office as a partner in the Health, Safety & Environment team. He moves from DLA PIPER, where he was legal director.

Paul Carnan, principal of BLANEY CARNAN, Glasgow, intimates that with effect from 9 January 2015, his new address is 5th Floor, Standard Buildings, 94 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6PH. Telephone and fax numbers, email and Legal Post addresses, and website are unchanged.

J D CLARK & ALLAN, WS, Duns are pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Dickson, formerly of LINDSAYS, Jedburgh, as associate.

GARDEN STIRLING BURNET, Haddington, Dunbar, Tranent and North Berwick, are pleased to announce that with effect from 1 January 2015, Cheryl Edgar, formerly of ANDERSON STRATHERN LLP, has been appointed as senior associate dealing with all aspects of private client and property work and will be based mainly in the firm’s Haddington office.

McCLURE NAISMITH, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, has appointed Barbara Mayne as an associate in the firm’s Real Estate practice. She joins from DLA PIPER.

MHD LAW LLP, Edinburgh, are delighted to announce that on 5 January 2015, Mirella Marchini, dual qualified as a solicitor in Scotland and Avvocati di Milano, Italy, and Raymond Fairgrieve, SSC, joined the practice as senior associate and associate respectively. They also intimate that with effect from 31 December 2014 Jacqueline McRae, SSC resigned from the partnership and Cameron Shaw, assistant solicitor, also resigned. 

ROLLOS LAW LLP, Cupar, Glenrothes, St Andrews and Auchtermuchty, announce the retirement of one of their senior partners, Richard Bott, with effect from 31 December 2014 after 37 years with the firm. Mr Bott joined Rollos in 1977 after serving his apprenticeship in Edinburgh and has headed the Glenrothes office for some 32 years.

ROLLOS LAW LLP are delighted to announce the assumption of Lindsey Brown as a partner in the firm from 1 January 2015.

WRIGHT, JOHNSTON & MACKENZIE, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness, announces that Fraser Morrison has been promoted to associate in the Corporate team, based in the Glasgow office.

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