Law firm Burges Salmon has appointed Katy Wall as a new director in its construction and engineering team. Ms Wall joins the firm from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, where she was a senior associate in the firm’s commercial construction and engineering team.
Law firm Burness Paull has appointed Mark Kirke as a partner in its construction and projects team, as the firm seeks to address increasing client demand and to seize opportunities in a sector witnessing substantial investment. Mr Kirke, who is dual-qualified in English and Scots law and recogn
Law firm Burness Paull has appointed real estate lawyer David Stewart as a partner, bringing the firm's total to 86 partners across its Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow offices. Mr Stewart joins the firm from Morton Fraser and brings more than 20 years of experience, with a particularly strong backgr
Legal and tax advice firm Turcan Connell has secured two strategic hires for its land and property team with the addition of Murray Soutar and Lesley Roarty. Murray Soutar re-joins the firm as a partner having established a career as a specialist advisor in rural property. He first began his career
Stephen Dick has joined Gilson Gray as a partner. Mr Dick has more than two decades of experience in the property sector and joins Gilson Gray from DLA Piper, where his client base included a range of high-profile investors, developers, landlords, and occupiers. He also previously spent six years wo
Lindsays has appointed a new director to its commercial property team. Bringing more than 20 years’ experience and a special interest in advising firms operating in the tourism, hospitality and retail sectors, Martin Bennett's arrival comes as demand for advice in the sector grows and as part
Fraser Mitchell has re-joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a partner in the planning team, bringing to the firm and its clients almost two decades’ planning expertise, with a particular focus on the housebuilding, commercial property and clean energy sectors. Mr Mitchell, who trained at Shepherd
Lindsays has announced the recruitment of five new trainees, including within its commercial property and residential conveyancing teams. The five will start their rotations in a variety of departments across Lindsays’ three city offices. They are:
Peter Smith has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a commercial property partner, heading the firm’s real estate team in the Aberdeen office and bringing 19 years’ expertise advising clients in the real estate sector. Mr Smith, who will lead the development of the firm’s real estate
Law firm Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of experienced construction lawyer Ross Taylor to its partnership with effect from 5 July 2022. Mr Taylor joins from Wright Johnston & Mackenzie and brings over 20 years’ experience advising developers, contractors and other SMEs o
Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace LLP has welcomed Carolyn Richards as a partner. Ms Richards has almost 30 years’ experience in the new homes sector. An Aberdonian educated at St. Margaret’s School for Girls and the University of Aberdeen, she has practised exclusively in the housebu
Thorntons has strengthened its specialist property teams with the promotion of three new partners. Nicola McCafferty in Dundee and Aimee Gibbons in Glasgow have been appointed as commercial real estate partners while Hannah Fraser in Edinburgh has been elevated to residential property partner.
Senior associate and solicitor advocate Michael Collins has joined BTO Solicitors LLP’s property and professional liability team. Mr Collins trained with BTO, qualifying in 2009, and progressed through the ranks in the firm’s insurance litigation team until 2020. He has since spent two y
Shoosmiths has appointed three partners across its real estate teams in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Ian McCann, previously with CMS has joined the Edinburgh office as a construction partner while Lyndsey O’Connor has joined the Glasgow office as a real estate partner from Dentons. Lauren Mill
Commercial law firm Davidson Chalmers Stewart (DCS) has announced the promotion of Steven McAllister to partner and head of the firm's renewable energy team. Mr McAllister joined the firm in 2019, having previously worked with major commercial terms and as legal counsel at Renewable Energy Systems (