Collected news of new appointments and practice changes

BELLWETHER GREEN, Glasgow, has appointed Frances Ennis as head of Litigation and Regulation. She joins from PINSENT MASONS, where she was a senior associate.

BRODIES LLP, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, has appointed Lauren Kerr as a senior solicitor in the Insurance & Risk team in its Glasgow office. She was previously with PBW LAW.

BURGES SALMON, Edinburgh and UK-wide, has appointed Amy McVey as director in the Banking team in its Edinburgh office. She joins from the Banking & Finance team at BRODIES, and has also previously worked at The Royal Bank of Scotland. The firm has also appointed Katie Russell as a partner in the Employment team in its Edinburgh office. She joins from SHEPHERD & WEDDERBURN, where she was a partner.

BURGES SALMON has also promoted dual qualified Ross Simpson to partner in the Real Estate team in the firm’s Bristol office, where he works among other matters on Scottish land and estates.

FRIELS SOLICITORS LTD, Uddingston and Coatbridge, promoted associate Asma Munir to director on 4 March 2020.

GILLESPIE MACANDREW, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth, has promoted Eilidh Adams (head of Private Client, Perth), Simon Williams (Energy & Infrastructure, Edinburgh) and Gillian Wright (head of Conveyancing, Edinburgh), former legal directors at the firm, to partner with effect from 24 March 2020. The firm has also promoted Lorna Balfour, Lindsay Bryce-Mackay, Stewart Crosbie, Keith Emmerson and Ross MacRae to associate, and Rae Gilchrist to senior solicitor.

GILSON GRAY, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and North Berwick, has acquired WALLACE & CO PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, Dundee. Elaine Wallace, Pauline Traill and Derek Tyson have joined Gilson Gray.

LINDSAYS, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee, intimate that, with effect from 31 March 2020, Maureen Collison will retire from the partnership. The firm wishes her a long and healthy retirement. Lindsays is also delighted to announce the appointment of David Rose as partner in the Commercial Property department, based in the Dundee office, with effect from 4 May 2020. He joins from DENTONS UKME LLP, Aberdeen.

 

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