ANDERSON STRATHERN, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Haddington, has appointed partner Jonathan Guy as head of its Insurance and Health & Safety Unit.
The firm has also appointed four new partners: Andrew Brown (employment), Anne Chapman (land resources), John Peutherer (private client) and Martin Whiteford (corporate), and promoted 12 solicitors: Gary Burton, David Coutts, Kiera Dargie, Michael Higgins, Seonaid Sandham, Dominic Scullion and Jennifer Wilkie (all dispute resolution), Robin Beattie (land resources), Elizabeth Hore (commercial real estate), Bruce Harvie (corporate), Susan Waudby (private client) and Angela McMahon (Anderson Strathern Asset Management/private client).
Recent lateral hires have included Paul Brown (partner, employment), Douglas McLachlan (senior associate, corporate) and Anne Henderson (senior associate, private client), all from DWF, and Mark Cowie (partner, corporate), formerly with McCLURE NAISMITH.
BURNESS PAULL, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, has appointed Peter Lunny as a consultant in its dispute resolution team. He joins from TECHNIP UK, where he was latterly a vice president.
CONNELL & CONNELL WS, Edinburgh, announce the appointment of Lesley Elrick as a partner with effect from 17 August 2015. A STEP member, she joins from WRIGHT JOHNSTON & MACKENZIE. In addition, on 1 September 2015 Emma Purdie and Alison
DIGBY BROWN, Edinburgh and elsewhere, announces that family lawyer Roger Mackenzie has joined as an associate in the firm’s Glasgow office from TURCAN CONNELL.
DWF, Edinburgh, Glasgow and elsewhere, has appointed Andrew Lothian, former managing partner of ANDERSON STRATHERN, as Head of Casualty and General Insurance in Scotland.
GILLESPIE MACANDREW, Edinburgh, Perth and Glasgow, has appointed Fraser Leslie, who joins from BOND DICKINSON, as
GILSON GRAY, Glasgow and Edinburgh, has recruited the solicitors then comprising the Commercial Dispute Resolution team at
HARPER MACLEOD LLP, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Thurso, announces that it has acquired the business of DOWLE, SMITH & RUTHERFORD, Lerwick. Partners Christopher Dowle and Paul Rutherford, and all 12 staff joined Harper Macleod from 1 October 2015.
HUNTER & ROBERTSON LTD, Paisley, announce that their associate, Jilly-Ann Melrose, is appointed
LINDSAYS, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and North Berwick, announces the appointment of Debbie King (previously with WRIGHT JOHNSTON & MACKENZIE) as an associate with effect from 7 September 2015 and the promotion of Lynsey Kerr to associate with effect from 1 October 2015, both within the Private Client department. Debbie will be based in the firm’s Glasgow office at 1 Royal Bank Place, Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3AA and Lynsey continues to be based in the head office at Caledonian Exchange, Edinburgh EH3 8HE.
MACDONALD HENDERSON, Glasgow, advises the following four appointments and two promotions: Fraser Morrison as associate director (corporate team), joining from WRIGHT, JOHNSTON & MACKENZIE; Laura Forrest as a solicitor (corporate), joining from RAEBURN CHRISTIE CLARK & WALLACE, Aberdeen; Alasdair Swanson as a solicitor (corporate), following completion of his traineeship; Caitlin O’Dowd as a trainee solicitor (commercial property), joining from ASHURST LLP; Michael Hankinson, promoted to associate director (dispute resolution & corporate recovery); Maureen Matheson, promoted to associate director (private client services).
MURRAY BEITH MURRAY, Edinburgh, has appointed Philip Buchan as an associate in rural property. He joins from R & R URQUHART, Forres.
NIMMO WS, Edinburgh, has signed a deal with Manhattan law firm ROONEY PC to create ROONEY NIMMO, a joint legal venture with a presence in Edinburgh, New York and London. A new office has been opened in the City of London.
RAEBURN CHRISTIE CLARK & WALLACE, Aberdeen and elsewhere, announce that they have appointed Ian Angus, formerly with STEWART & WATSON, Turriff, as a solicitor based primarily at the firm’s Inverurie office.
SIMPSON & MARWICK, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and North Berwick, has announced its merger with global practice CLYDE & CO from 1 October 2015. The merged firm will be known as CLYDE & CO, and will combine Simpson & Marwick’s 45 partners with Clyde & Co’s 320-plus partners in 39 offices on six continents worldwide. Simpson & Marwick’s residential property division will continue to trade under the Simpson & Marwick name.
WRIGHT, JOHNSTON & MACKENZIE, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness, has appointed Colin Millar, as a partner in corporate; Stewart King as a partner in commercial property; Julie Terrey as an associate in private client; and Stephen Grant as corporate assistant. All were
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- FCA reviews: not the end of the story?
- A host of claims for guests
- Pensions auto-enrolment: some clarity for trainees
- Reading for pleasure
- Opinion: Stewart Cunningham and Nadine Stott
- Book reviews
- President's column
- KIR: have your say
- People on the move
- You and whose mind?
- Deil tak the hindmost
- Cultivating judgment
- Women: paths to power
- Sorry: no longer the hardest word?
- Fairness in the balance
- Minimum pricing: the latest
- Planning: shakeup on the way?
- New burdens for employers?
- Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal
- Ancillary rights as real rights
- Life at the cutting edge
- One form if firms hold client money
- Further fraud alerts issued
- Law reform roundup
- Guidance: duties re legal rights
- From the Brussels office
- Rights in chaos: asylum seekers and migrants in the EU
- Mirror wills: can I change?
- Renewal: the impetus for review
- Ask Ash
- The day of minimis is here
- If it ain't broken...?
- The voice of youth