Appointments

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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 (

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MacRoberts has strengthened its real estate practice with the promotion of two new partners. Nicole Cook is an experienced property lawyer specialising predominantly in transactional matters. Her work includes the acquisition and disposal of investment properties, vacant properties and land for deve

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Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of experienced planning lawyer Sandy Telfer to the partnership. He joins from law firm DLA Piper as the second partner in the firm’s planning team alongside Colin Hamilton, and brings over 20 years’ experience advising developers, landown

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Anderson Strathern has hired commercial real estate and renewables specialist Dixcee Fast from Eversheds Sutherland as a partner. Ms Fast, who was formerly a trainee and associate at Anderson Strathern, is a leading lawyer on real estate matters in relation to clean energy projects including wind, s

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Gail Docherty has been appointed as head of the residential conveyancing team at Macdonald Henderson. Ms Docherty has an impressive range of experience in the residential property market, having acted as an advisor to private clients and lending institutions, developers and management companies.

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DAC Beachcroft has announced the appointment of construction litigator Jilly Petrie as a partner in its national professional & commercial risks team, which sits within its global insurance practice. Ms Petrie, who is based in DACB’s Glasgow office, moves from BTO Solicitors where she has

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TLT has appointed Karen Hunt as a legal director in Glasgow.  Joining from Pinsent Masons, Ms Hunt has over 25 years’ experience in commercial property and has worked on many high profile investment and development deals. She also has extensive experience in managing large-scale transacti

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A public law and net zero policy development expert has joined law firm Burness Paull. Richard Lockhart was previously general counsel of national infrastructure centre of expertise, Scottish Futures Trust.

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UK law firm TLT has appointed Alyson Cowan as an associate in its Glasgow office, building on the firm’s national strength in projects, infrastructure and construction.  Alyson, who joins from Morton Fraser, specialises in non-contentious transactional construction law and brings a wealth

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